Howard Finster American Folk Artist

Objects from the Howard Finster Exhibit at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta

Howard Finster (December 2, 1916 – October 22, 2001) was an American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia. He claimed to be inspired by God to spread the gospel through the design of his swampy land into Paradise Gardens, a folk art sculpture garden with over 46,000 pieces of art. His creations include outsider art, naïve art, and visionary art. Wikipedia

Jesus

George Washington

William Shakespeare

Soul of Man

Randy Owen from the band, Alabama. This is in the Country Music Hall of Fame

Mixed media from Finster

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Tom LaPorte

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