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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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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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Ralph Lanning Auction

Ralph Lanning Auction

“When I was 80, I had enough work to do for the next 10 years. Now at 90, I have work lined up for 10 more years. I don’t think God is going to take me before I finish. I have work to do.” Ralph…

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Watts Tower Art Center closure!

Watts Tower Art Center closure!

In 2009 the Watts Towers Arts Center celebrated “50 years of inspiring art.” Today it is being dismantled. Unthinkable? All Watts Towers Art Center classes have been canceled. The Educational Coordinator/Art Instructor has been laid off. 6,000 youth are out of classes. The Watts Towers…

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Possible Clementine Hunter Forgeries

Possible Clementine Hunter Forgeries

FBI investigates La. couple accused of selling forged works of folk artist Clementine Hunter By: MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press 10/30/09 2:50 AM PDT BATON ROUGE, LA. — The old man’s sales pitch sounded plausible enough to art collector Don Fuson. The warning signs didn’t appear…

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