Puryear incorporates elements from historic Sami teepees and fuses them with a contemporary designed dwelling which is visible through overlapping materials consisting of wire mesh, tar and various woods.
19th Century Connections
Duncanson is discussed in the book History of African-American Artists: From 1792 to the Present but after perusing the end notes I recall being surprised that the King of Sweden had purchased Land of the Lotus Eaters, 1861. I actually remember thinking out loud – oh that is interesting –
My Male Muses
Though I did not realize it at the time, Creole Konst was first inspired by Herbert Gentry (1919-2003) . Gentry, was an American artist that travelled throughout Europe during the Civil Rights Movement and settled in Sweden during the 1960s.