Joe Minter's African Village In AmericaSunday, September 26, 2010
This past week, my friend Larry was in town from Houston. He loves art environments as much as I do (he also has the *fantastic* site, Narrow Larry's World of the Outstanding which covers not only art environments but architecture (he's an architect in 'real life')), so I called Joe and Hilda Minter and made arrangements for us to come visit and show Larry a really great time.
He *loved* it.
Well of course, I took him to Niki's West first and filled him up on catfish and fried green tomatoes and 'nana puddin, then we were off to see some Dionicio Rodrigues art for a surprise (more about that later this week), and the best-ever thing was spending time with Joe and Hilda for a tour:
I visit Joe and Hilda often; over 250 pics from their place, African Village in America, is here in my Flickr set.
I stitched these two photos together in Photoshop and they're not perfect, but at original size it's a better idea of the scope of things inside: