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Zoomer's Treasures — Mary Fenogolio

Zoomer's Treasures — Mary Fenogolio

Mary Fenogolio  Pittsburg, KS Found object sculptures and furniture  On-going creations  Private property Back in the car and following the guys from KCPT’s series, Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations, to shoot another season beginning with a 1/2 hour segment in our own backyard…Kansas. First stop is…

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Paul Friedlein's Jolly Ridge

Paul Friedlein's Jolly Ridge

Paul Friedlein’s Jolly Ridge (aka Inspiration Point) |  1885-1984  |  Guttenberg, IARock grotto environment  |  Created mid 1950s – 70s Private property After leaving Dan’s we headed on south, slightly past Guttenberg on Highway 52, with hopes of finding Paul Friedlein’s Jolly Ridge (aka Inspiration Point.) …

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Dan Slaughter's Sculptures

Dan Slaughter's Sculptures

Dan Slaughter McGregor, IA Sculptures and environment   So, Larry and I didn’t take our respective flights home from the Kohler conference, instead opted for a car trip back to KC through Iowa, with hopes of seeing some new sites and revisiting old friends.  After…

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Around Sheboygan

Around Sheboygan

Sheboygan is one of those towns that you keep expecting to hear Frank Capra yell “Cut!”  It is such a clean place, that they have 2 vacuum repair stores on the same block.  The signage is great, the breakfasts (and taverns) even better.  The Stephanie…

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Milwaukee Museum of Art

Milwaukee Museum of Art

Milwaukee Museum of Art 700 N. Art Museum Drive |  Milwaukee, WI  |  414-224-3220 Sitting on the shore of Lake Michigan, the spectacular Quadracci Pavilion, designed by Santiago Calatrava, the Milwaukee Museum of Art features a 90-foot high glass-walled reception hall enclosed by a whale-rib-like sunscreen that…

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Mystery Art Site

Mystery Art Site

Driving back from James Tellen’s site to downtown Sheboygan, I had to stop, again, just to see this wall. We have no idea who lives here, but love the tableaus, and the concrete tree.  If you are trying to find this house, it is in…

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James Tellen's Woodland Sculpture Garden

James Tellen's Woodland Sculpture Garden

James Tellen |  1880-1957  |  Black River, WI Concrete environment  |  Created 1942-1957  On our way to Milwaukee from Sheboygan, we had to stop by one of our favorite concrete gardens…the tour group was behind us, and the light was great! For most of his…

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Kohler Conference — Day Two

Kohler Conference — Day Two

Sheboygan, WI The above video clip is a segment from the closing dinner, inspired by the environmental artists and was created by a group called “The Nana Projects” (Molly Ross and artists Annie Howe, Alison Heimstead, Elisabeth Roskos and Adam Krandle)  It was performed to…

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Kohler Conference — Day One

Kohler Conference — Day One

“Taking the Road Less Traveled: Built Environments of Vernacular Artists”co-hosted by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and the Kohler Foundation, Inc.An International Conference – September 27-30, 2007Sheboygan, WI Let’s just get this out of the way – The Kohler’s are visionary, self-taught, vernacular, your-term-here…

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Nemechek's Signs

Nemechek's Signs

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