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Bill Traylor: Unfiltered

Bill Traylor: Unfiltered

By Susan Baerwald In the history of early American culture, there is little specific mention of African American Art. We are aware of some of the early quilts by Harriet Powers, some walking sticks carved by anonymous African American artists, and dolls made by women in their own images for their children to play with. […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Sam Doyle folk art, $204,000, Slotin

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Sam Doyle folk art, $204,000, Slotin

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Sam Doyle folk art, $204,000, Slotin Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An original folk art painting by Sam Doyle, titled St. Helena’s First Blak (sic) Midwife, sold for $204,000 at an auction named Delta Blues to Visual Blues held April 26-27 by Slotin Folk Art Auction in Buford, Ga. […]