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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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Finally, a little good news from Chauvin!

Finally, a little good news from Chauvin!

(Detail from April,2005) From Teri Yoho at the Kohler Foundation: Good news from Chauvin, Louisiana. The site sustained only very minimal damage. It is a testament to Kenny Hill’s ability that the Chauvin Sculpture Garden has survived four hurricanes, including Katrina, Rita, and a direct…

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Dr. Bob and Sheryl Crow

Dr. Bob and Sheryl Crow

Looks like Dr. Bob’s artwork and friend, Pretty Boy, have made it into Sheryl Crow’s latest music video.  Look close to see Pretty Boy holding Dr. Bob’s “Be Nice or Leave” paintings.  Dr. Bob rode out Katrina, and it’s horrors, then moved temporarily to Memphis.  It…

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Dr. Charles Smith in Covington, LA hospital

Dr. Charles Smith in Covington, LA hospital

(Dr. Smith and Larry Harris at the Kohler Symposium in September 2007) Renowned outsider artist, Dr. Charles Smith was admitted to a Covington, LA hospital after complaining of chest pains on Tuesday.  According to Larry Harris, close friend of Dr. Smith’s, he is in good…

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