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Detour Art in Park City, UT

Detour Art in Park City, UT

“Iowa” by Melissa Polhamus, Virginia Beach, Va. Courtesy Collection of Kelly Ludwig Dazzling undiscovered art from America’s back roads BY GLEN WARCHOL The Salt Lake Tribune First published Sep 23 2011 05:46PM Updated Sep 23, 2011 11:20PM For many humans, making art isn’t a profession;…

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Channeling Lou Reed…

Channeling Lou Reed…

The Detour Art exhibit opened in Park City, UT in the very same gallery that Lou Reed had performed in earlier this year, and Oprah announced her new network. It was great to see my “old friends” and meet new. Kimball Art Center – Park…

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As Folk Art Museum Teeters, a Grave Loss Looms

As Folk Art Museum Teeters, a Grave Loss Looms

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK Kirsten Luce for The New York Times The American Folk Art Museum recently sold its West 53rd Street building to the Museum of Modern Art. More Photos » By ROBERTA SMITH Published: September 19, 2011   Please. Someone, everyone, do something to save the American…

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Self-Taught Artists to Exhibit in Venice, Italy at the Biennale

Self-Taught Artists to Exhibit in Venice, Italy at the Biennale

Mr. Imagination (photo courtesy of Rare Visions) Lonnie Holley, Gregory Warmack (a.k.a. Mr. Imagination), Charlie Lucas (a.k.a. Tin Man) and Kevin Sampson represent the virtuosity of African American Contemporary Outsider artists. Steven Ogburn (a.k.a. Blade), Chris Ellis (a.k.a. Daze), Lin Felton (a.k.a. Quik), and Aaron…

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Folk Art honored at the San Francisco Ariport

Folk Art honored at the San Francisco Ariport

Second Chances: Folk Art Made from Recycled Remnants Now on View at SFO SAN FRANCISCO — Folk art made from recycled remnants demonstrates the adaptive nature of traditional crafts and the resourcefulness of artisans around the world.  In the absence of new or customary materials, craftspeople turn…

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Great review of Folk Fest

Great review of Folk Fest

Courtesy of Lynne Brown, Folk Art Messenger: Good News! THE FOLK ART MESSENGER is going to the designer today and is already full, so I will give you my report on Folk Fest on our FASA “chatline.” There were 100 booths and thousands of people,…

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American Folk Art Museum in NY is having troubles

American Folk Art Museum in NY is having troubles

Debt Problem Has Museum Scrambling By KATE TAYLOR Published: August 8, 2010<nyt_text><nyt_correction_top> The American Folk Art Museum, which has struggled financially almost since the day it opened the doors of its new building in 2001, is now facing a moment of reckoning. Enlarge This Image Richard…

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