1998 · Jackson, Mississippi
by Goekjian, Karekin and Robert Peacock
Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1998. Hardcover. New/Sealed In Publisher's Shrinkwrap. (section of wrap is torn at lower textblock edge & spine end where a small, black discard mark is placed.). red boards. 118 pgs w/ color & bw illustrations. blue pictorial dustjacket. This volume features photographs and biographies of twenty-one acclaimed self-taught artists from four states in the American South. Each artist is shown here in a portrait with examples of his work. Most create and paint three-dimensional objects of wood, metal, found materials, clay, or cement - whirligigs, animals, religious subjects, portrait sculptures. Many, especially Finster, Ruth, Rice, Hall, and Simpson, also decorate their houses and yards with their art and create fantastical sculpture gardens.--WorldCat.
(Inventory #: 181916)