Miracles Of The Spirit: Folk, Art, And Stories From Wisconsin
Don KrugISBN: 1578067537;
Book DescriptionTravelers to Wisconsin discover a tremendous heritage of art traditions including sacred grottoes, yard environments, and enticing private spaces. In the land of the cheesehead, a giant fiberglass muskie, a statue of E.T., and scrap metaldinosaurs beckon from the roadside. From 1991 to 2000, Don Krug and Ann Parker traveled throughout Wisconsin to the urban areas, small towns, and rural communities, talking with artists who created outside the mainstream of university and museum art worlds. Some of the individuals profiled in this book have begun to receive recognition as artists far outside of the state. However, for many, this will be their first introduction to the general public. Featuring 30 color and 188 black-and-white photographs, the book is organized geographically into eastern, central, western, and northern regions of the state. Each regional division begins with a descriptive tour of the land, the life, and the art that characterize the richness of...
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