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Opening Night in Lake Charles

Opening Night in Lake Charles

The Detour Art exhibit opened Friday night at the Historic City Hall in Lake Charles, LA.  The turnout was terrific, and the exhibit itself was beautifully set up.  Imagine my shock when I was driving up to the building and saw the 2 story banner…

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Detour Art is heading to Lake Charles, LA

Detour Art is heading to Lake Charles, LA

It is finally happening!  3 years in the planning and the art is on the road! The City of Lake Charles will host a new traveling exhibition entitled Detour Art—Outsider, Folk Art, and Visionary Environments Coast to Coast. The public is invited to the opening…

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Collector finds passion in ‘outsider art’

Collector finds passion in ‘outsider art’

(From the Wednesday Sun – I took the liberties to take out the errant job title from the photo caption…) © 2009 NPG Newspapers – Wednesday Sun. All rights reserved. Collector finds passion in ‘outsider art’ WRITTEN BY LINDA FRIEDEL WEDNESDAY, 04 NOVEMBER 2009 00:00…

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Rare Visions/Detour Art Review in Raw Vision Magazine.

Rare Visions/Detour Art Review in Raw Vision Magazine.

DETOUR ART Rare Visions, Detour Art Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, USA www.detourart.com March 6 – May 1, 2009. This impressive exhibit filled two floors of the Belger Arts Center with an extensive overview of more than 160 paintings and sculptures of Outsider, folk, and…

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Mo and the Giant Cap Gun

Mo and the Giant Cap Gun

Mo, our fearless gallery guru, shared this find with me, from the West Bottom in Kansas City…. Mo here. I’ve been talking about the World’s Smallest Version of the World’s Largest Cap Gun for two months, but I never saw the big one until today!…

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Kansas City Star review of the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Kansas City Star review of the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Belger Arts presents works collected from folks along the ‘Detour’ route By SARAH MOTE Special to The Star Mike Murphy, one of the show’s co-curators, is seen here with Ruby Williams, an artist from Plant City, Fla. Inez Marshall broke her back in a truck…

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Rare Visions, Detour Art on the radio!

Rare Visions, Detour Art on the radio!

Belger Arts Center Presents Large-Scale Folk-Art Show An exhibition, “Rare Visions – Detour Art,” at the Belger Arts Center pays tribute to outsider art, works by self-taught artists that aren’t often viewed in museums and galleries.  by Laura Spencer An exhibition at the Belger Arts Center pays tribute…

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Mike and Mo talk about the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

Mike and Mo talk about the Rare Visions, Detour Art show

KCUR’s Walt Bodine Show 3/26/2009 (click here) (this show is 1 hour long) Folk Art Talk with “Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations” ©“Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations,” is a popular, Kansas City-based television program featured on public television. The program has taken viewers across the country…

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Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit

Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit

Rare Visions, Detour Art Exhibit, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Great shot by Narrow Larry!

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Rare Visions/Detour Art Exhibit…Opening Night

Rare Visions/Detour Art Exhibit…Opening Night

(Erika Nelson’s “World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest Things” from Lucas, Kansas) Rare Visions. Detour Art Exhibit March 6, 2009 – May 1, 2009 Belger Arts Center 2100 Walnut Kansas City, Missouri (Bob Smithy “Angel” from the collection of Kelly…

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