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Envisioning Howard Finster: The Religion and Art of a Stranger from Another World

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Envisioning Howard Finster: The Religion and Art of a Stranger from Another World - Girardot, Norman J
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The Reverend Howard Finster (1916-2001) was called the "backwoods William Blake" and the "Andy Warhol of the South," and he is considered the godfather of contemporary American folk and visionary art. This book is the first interpretive analysis of the intertwined artistic and religious significance of Finster's work within the context of the American "outsider art" tradition. Finster began preaching as a teenager in the South in the 1930s. But it was not until he received a revelation from God at the age of sixty that he ...

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Envisioning Howard Finster: The Religion and Art of a Stranger from Another World 2015, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520261105

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Envisioning Howard Finster: The Religion and Art of a Stranger from Another World 2015, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520261099

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