1898 - 1997 (Louisiana, USA)
The multi-coloured homestead of this self-taught maker formed a yard show of twisted tin, so-called fanciful objects, which formed a personal ritual of shape, colour and form. Individual pieces from the original environment are on display, including two whirligigs and a window or spirit shield.
Collections: Smithsonian Museum (Washington DC); AFAM (New York); High Museum (Atlanta).
Exhibitions: Outliers and American Vanguard Art (2018), National Gallery of Art (D.C.); Black Folk Art in America (1984), Corcoran (Washington DC).
Publications: Outliers and American Vanguard Art (2018), Douglas Crimp; Black Folk Art in America (1982), J Livingston & J Beardsley.