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This Week's Various

Friday, August 19, 2011

Audrey Heckler's art collection in the NYT: she got her start collecting at the Outsider Art Fair in 1993.

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The McCarthy Cottage at Warm Springs in Georgia burned down last week -- that's where FDR learned to walk with a cane and leg braces.  He first came to Warm Springs looking for a cure in its waters for his polio.  For years he continued to come here, and the building called his 'Little White House' gets over 100k visitors each year.

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Sweet Chris Clark remembered in the Bham News.

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Postcardly.

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The H'ville Museum of Art will "host a master artist workshop shop Sept. 8-10 called “Color and Light Revealed Through the Landscape, Studio Oil Painting with Conor O’Brien.”".  Congratulations, my friend!

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It was one thing to sell the building to MoMA, but now the American Folk Art Museum in NYC is considering closing altogether.

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The LA Times has a small piece on Timmyland, Ranchito Cascabel.  Pics here.

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Embezzling $1MM from the Historic Mark Twain House = not a good move.

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Guernsey's seeks ballpark $8-10MM for Rosa Parks' archive of thousands of items.

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