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Another day, another cemetery or 2. And a gas station of petrified wood.

Another day, another cemetery or 2. And a gas station of petrified wood.

Today was a great day to drive and shoot, although the weather started out gray, it was uncanny how the sun would pop out at the exact moment I would get ready to shoot. Jesus with Cowboy BootsEvergreen Cemetery Paris, TX Yep, what can I…

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Circus Folks Cemetery with that personal touch!

Circus Folks Cemetery with that personal touch!

Time for a another weekend roadtrip, and given the time of the year, south was the best choice. I am in the middle of designing the new Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations book (due out no later than May) and realized that there are a…

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Rev. Seymour Perkins, self-taught artist, 1931-2009

Rev. Seymour Perkins, self-taught artist, 1931-2009

(all photos ©2008-9 Kelly Ludwig, Detour Art, all right reserved) (On May 10, 2004, I visited Rev. Perkins with the guys from Rare Visions and Hank Lee, owner of San Angel Folk Art in San Antonio, the photos are from that day.) from the San…

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Robert Bruno, architect and sculptor of the Steel House, 1945-2008

Robert Bruno, architect and sculptor of the Steel House, 1945-2008

Robert Bruno’s Metal Mansion  |  Ransom Canyon, TX On-going  sculpture/home since 1973 (On April 12 of 2008, I had a great afternoon at the home of Robert Bruno.  This is an excerpt from my blog that day ) I headed to Ransom Canyon to meet…

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News from the Orange Show – Flower Man needs our help

News from the Orange Show – Flower Man needs our help

Saturday October 4th 10am-5pm  Come Help Us Help The Flower Man!  If you can make donations of time or money, please contact the Orange Show (information below)(direct from the Orange Show Newsletter)All Flower Man photos courtesy of Ed SchipulThe Good News The Orange Show monument and…

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Photos of Flowerman's house after Ike

Photos of Flowerman's house after Ike

Good friend “Narrow” Larry Harris rode out Hurricane Ike in his downtown Houston home.  He has just posted photos to his web site of some of the damage. Here are a few: Cleveland “The Flowerman” Turner’s home, after Ike.  His house is OK, but the…

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Ike, the Orange Show, the Beer Can House and the Flowerman

Ike, the Orange Show, the Beer Can House and the Flowerman

(Orange Show, Houston, TX, before Ike.  Photo courtesy of Narrow Larry Harris) Hi everyone…just heard from Larry Harris and the folks at the Orange Show in Houston, and thought you might want an update… The Orange Show office sustained some roof and water damage, but…

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Brief word from Houston…

Brief word from Houston…

Just wanted to let you know that our friend, “Narrow Larry” Harris, of the Orange Show Eyeopener tours, and folk art environment aficionado is A-OK in Houston.  He rode out Hurricane Ike from his home in downtown Houston. As of last time we talked, he said it…

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Great photos from the Orange Show Art Car Parade

Great photos from the Orange Show Art Car Parade

DSC07814, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Good friend, Larry Harris has posted some terrific shots from the Art Car Parade in Houston, TX. Check them out – I swear it is a weekend like no other!  Be sure to see his other photos as well on…

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Sad news from the Houston Art Car Weekend

Sad news from the Houston Art Car Weekend

(excerpted from the Houston Chronicle.com –  read the full story) Photography curator Tom Jones, shown in a photo outside the Art Car Museum on Sunday, was active in Houston’s art community for about 25 years. ERIC KAYNE: CHRONICLE May 12, 2008, 2:55PM Driver charged in crash…

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