Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Dilmus Hall Decorated Frame and Photo
Mr. Dilmus Hall of Athens, GA remains among the most under appreciated of all the American self-taught artists. His sculpture and drawings are a delight for all those fortunate enough to have experienced them. He also made yard art installations surrounding of his modest cinder block house, including the - for this viewer - seminal "Shoe that Rode the Howling Tornado," a single high heel shoe presented in a vitrine made of a salvaged aquarium, installed above his mailbox.
This Polaroid photograph of his friend is housed in a paint-decorated frame and cover glass.
Labels: Athens, Dilmus Hall, folk art, self-taught, yard art
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