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Luce Foundation Center for American Art

Audio Tour | Professionally-narrated Folk & Self Taught Art Stops

John William ("Uncle Jack") Dey (Born: Phoebus, Virginia 1912– Died: Richmond, Virginia 1978)
Acupuncture Pitchfork Style
about 1974, model airplane enamel on wood

Acupuncture Pitchfork Style




Christine McHorse (Born: Morenci, Arizona 1948)
Wolves Courting at Full Moon
1980, enamel on plywood with painted frame

Wolves Courting at Full Moon




Howard Finster (Born: Valley Head, Alabama 1916–Died: Rome, Georgia 2001)
VISION OF A GREAT GULF ON PLANET HELL
1988, fired micaceous clay with piñon pitch

VISION OF A GREAT GULF ON PLANET HELL




Unidentified
Eletrical Tattooing
about 1920s-1930s, painted wood with iron and brass trim and electrical fittings, tattooing needles and ink, paper card, labels, metal box, and glass bottles

Eletrical Tattooing




Red Weldon Sandlin (Born: Owensboro, Kentucky 1958)
Mystic Caravan of Dragon's Well
2000, glazed clay, wood, and acrylic paint

Mystic Caravan of Dragon's Well




Herbert Singleton (Born: New Orleans, Louisiana 1945– Died: New Orleans, Louisiana 2007)
Glad You Dead You Rascal You
about 1990, painted cypress

Glad You Dead You Rascal You




Tom Yazzie (Born: Fort Defiance, Arizona 1930)
Yeibichai Dancers with Medicine Man and Patient
about 1991-1992, carved and painted cottonwood, sand

Yeibichai Dancers with Medicine Man and Patient




Simon Sparrow (Born: West Africa 1925–Died: Madison, Wisconsin 2000)
Assemblage with Found Objects
after 1960, carved and painted wood with collaged pieces of costume jewelry, keychains

Assemblage with Found Objects




Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack) (Born: Born: Chicago, Illinois 1948– Died: Atlanta, Georgia 2012)
Portrait Head Paintbrush Tree
1991, mixed media: bottlecaps, paintbrushes, and paint on wood

Portrait Head Paintbrush Tree




Nicholas Herrera (Born: El Rito, New Mexico 1964)
Protect And Serve
1994, painted wood, metal, hair, plastic

Protect And Serve




James Leonard (Born: Orange, New Jersey 1949)
Wind Machine With Gabriel, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Louis Armstrong
1984, cut, soldered and patinated copper on wood base, cut and soldered copper wire and sheet with localized liver of sulphur (potassium sulfide) patination

Wind Machine With Gabriel, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Louis Armstrong




O. L. "Geech" Samuels (Born: Wilcox County, Georgia 1931)
Dog
1995, carved and painted wood, glass, and glitter

Dog