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Soul of the South: Selections from the Gitter Yelen Collection

Soul of the South: Selections from the Gitter Yelen Collection

This exhibition has more than 60 pieces of contemporary Southern art by 34 self-taught artists. These two- and three-dimensional works of art defy labels. While this kind of art has been described as outsider, folk, naive, visionary or nontraditional, none of these terms adequately describes the art that Gitter and Yelen collected. Each artist has created a highly personal statement that represents an individualistic response to his or her environment. All are from the South, and the majority lives or lived in Louisiana.

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  • Date: September 28, 2018 ( 2018-09-28 09:00:00 2018-09-28 16:30:00 America/Chicago Soul of the South: Selections from the Gitter Yelen Collection This exhibition has more than 60 pieces of contemporary Southern art by 34 self-taught artists. These two- and three-dimensional works of art defy labels. While this kind of art has been described as outsider, folk, naive, visionary or nontraditional, none of these terms adequately describes the art that Gitter and Yelen collected. Each artist has created a highly personal statement that represents an individualistic response to his or her environment. All are from the South, and the majority lives or lived in Louisiana. Capitol Park Museum
    660 N. Fourth Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Capitol Park Museum
    660 N. Fourth Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802