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Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art



<SPAN class=pie _extended="true"><EM>The Newsboy,</EM> 1888Carved, assembled and painted wood with folded tin42 x 20 x 11 in. (106.68 x 50.8 x 27.94 cm)Milwaukee Art MuseumThe Michael and Julie Hall Collection of American Folk Art Photo: John Nienhuis.</SPAN><BR _extended="true"><BR _extended="true">
The Newsboy, 1888
Carved, assembled and painted wood with folded tin
42 x 20 x 11 in. (106.68 x 50.8 x 27.94 cm)
Milwaukee Art Museum
The Michael and Julie Hall Collection of American Folk Art
Photo: John Nienhuis.


Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art
UNITED STATES
MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN  •  Milwaukee Art Museum  •  31 January - 4 May 2014
 
 
Nearly six hundred objects of folk and self-taught art, from duck decoys and quilts to the work of Grandma Moses are on  on view in Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art. The exhibition presents a whimsical installation of American paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, textiles, furniture, and decorative arts, drawn from its celebrated collection.

Among the artists represented in Uncommon Folk are Grandma Moses, Edgar Tolson, Felipe Archuleta, Howard Finster, Sister Gertrude Morgan, and Morris Hirshfield. In addition, the show highlights several Wisconsin artists including Prophet Blackmon, Josephus Farmer, Michael Lenk, Simon Sparrow, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, and Albert Zahn.

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