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Andy Nasisse files relating to self-taught artists, circa 1979-circa 1986

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Series 1:Andy Nasisse Files Relating to Self-Taught Artists, 1979-1986 , undated
0.8 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2

Included are artist files on twenty-five self-taught artists. Files consist primarily of black and white photographs of artists, their artworks, and photographs of unidentified artworks. Also included is a letter discussing artist Howard Finster's first dealer, Jeffrey Camp, and in which Nasisse offers his advice to Finster to limit production of his work. An audio recording of an interview with Miles Carpenter conducted by Nasisse, and a documentary about J. B. Murray, A Video Documentary of an Artist and His Work, are also present in these files. The documentary features many of Murray's paintings and drawings, as well as his comments on his art and visions.
Files are arranged alphabetically by artist.
DescriptionContainerSelect
Eldren M. (E.M.) Bailey, undated
Includes photographs of Henry Aaron sculpture.
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1
Miles Carpenter Interview by Andy Nasisse, Audio Recording, 1979 December
1 Sound cassette
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2
Tessie Carroll, undated
1
3
Emanuel "Litto" Damonte, Hubcap Ranch, undated
1
4
Samuel Perry (S.P.) Dinsmoor, Garden of Eden, undated
1
5
Sam Doyle, 1984
Includes negatives.
1
6
John Ehn, Old Trapper's Lodge, undated
1
7
Howard Finster, undated
Includes negatives.
1
8
Howard Finster Correspondence from Andy S. Nasisse, 1985
1
9
Laura Pope Forrester Pope's Museum in Pelham, GA , 1986
1
10
Dilmus Hall, undated
1
11
Irene Hall, undated
1
12
Bessie Harvey, undated
1
13
Eddie Owens Martin "St. EOM," Pasaquan in Buena Vista, GA, 1986
Photographs taken after Eddie Owens Martin's death.
1
14
Jeff McKissack, The Orange Show, undated
1
15
John Milkovitch, Beer Can House, undated
1
16
J.B. Murry, 1985
J.B. Murry is also known as J.B. Murray.
1
17
J.B. Murry, Video Recording, A Video Documentary of an Artist and His Work, 1985
1 videocassettes (vhs)
J.B. Murry is also known as J.B. Murray.
1
18
J.B. Murry, Video Recording, A Video Documentary of an Artist and His Work, 1985
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
2
1
Grandma Tressa Prisbrey, Bottle Village, undated
2
2
Dow Pugh, undated
2
3
W.T. Ratcliffe, Desert Valley Tower and Boulder Park, undated
2
4
William Carlton Rice, Cross Garden, 1986
2
5
Royal Robertson, 1986
2
6
Royal Robertson, 1986
Includes negatives.
2
7
James "Son Ford" Thomas, undated
2
8
Mose Tolliver, circa 1980
Includes negatives.
2
9
Unidentified Artworks, undated
2
10
Frank van Zant "Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder," Thunder Mountain Monument", undated
2
11
Brother Joseph Zoetl, Ave Maria Grotto, undated
2
12

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