Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Folk Art

One of my more eclectic pursuits is collecting Folk Art. I don't know exactly what got me started on it. For several years I collected original comic book art and I still have several pieces of that. But something about Folk Art spoke to me. It's usually done by "untrained" artists. Most of them are from the south and grew up in poverty. They used the materials the found around them for their creations. Here are a few of my pieces:

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