Made with Passion: The Hemphill Folk Art Collection

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Author
Lynda Roscoe Hartigan
Publisher
SI Press
Co-Publisher
Copublished with Smithsonian Institution Press
Year Published
1990
Pages
240 pp.: ill. (87 col., 186 b&w)
ISBN Softcover
0-87474-289-7
Dimensions
9 x 12 in.
Description

This in-depth look at a renowned collection, ranging from bottlecap giraffes and wood carvings to hand-sewn quilts, provides a new understanding of folk art, recognizing its achievements as an essential part of America’s visual heritage. Lynda Roscoe Hartigan’s essay discusses the man behind the collection and its development over four decades.

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