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American Folk Art of the Twentieth Century by Jay Johnson

By Jay Johnson

This illustrated consultant to American people artists and their paintings spans a century of painters from Grandma Moses to Kathy Jakobsen and covers such media as sculpture, pottery, and cloth creations.

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York, Art Association juried exhibition of at the Bridge Gallery and the Westlake Gallery, Bill Chute South Ferry & Brooklyn Bridge 1981 Oil on canvas; 20" x 24" Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Donovan Photo by Bill Buckner 45 Clark The Coe creative impulse that causes a folk artist to begin to work varies with the With some, it is the new freedom that comes with retirement; with or the hope of financial gain. With Clark Coe, it was pity. boredom others, Stricken at the sight of a young bedridden nephew, Coe resolved to provide the child with something to entertain him.

Ca. 7" 1970 Carved and painted wood; 9Vz" x 6W x W Collection of Rosenak Photo by 1 Ashby Chuck and Jan Joel Breger 19 Joseph P. Aulisio folk painter Joseph P. Aulisio was born in 1910 at Old Forge, Pennsylvania, a town with about 9,000 inhabitants located not far from Scranton in northeastern Pennsylvania. He appears to have spent most of his life in the Scranton area, where he worked in a laundry and dry-cleaning establishment. Appropriately enough, one of Aulisio's best-known works, Portrait of Frank Peters, the Tailor, done in 1965, memorializes a fellow worker in the cleaning and tailoring business.

Even ledge produces so, he is highly regarded, and his compositions are found in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum of Austin, Texas, as well as in various important private collections. 42 William Ned Cartledge Garden of Eden 1979 wood painted with acrylic; 23" x I6V2" Relief-carved Private collection William Ned Cartledge Communist Loaf 1979 wood painted with acrylic; 20" x 24" Relief-carved Collection of the artist 43 Bill The Chute Chute was fascinated with the sights and sounds of America's from an early age and has devoted himself to recreating on canvas the railways "iron horses" of yesteryear.

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