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Buford, GA, United States
DoneSat, Feb 24, 2007 2:00 PM GMT

Slotin Auction - Folk Art & Museum Benefit

Slotin Auction will feature a Special Masterpiece Benefit for The American Folk Art Museum & the prestigious lifetime collection of Howard Campbell. Spectacular works by Joseph Yoakum, Charles A.A. Dellschau, James Castle, Leroy Person, Minnie Evans, Charles Steffen, Dwight Mackintosh, Elijah Pierce, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Eddie Arning, Alexander Maldonado, Aaron Birnbaum, William Hawkins, Robert St. Brice, Purvis Young are offered for sale as a Benefit Auction for the Museum. 100% of the total purchase price of each item (including buyer’s premium) will go to support the Museum. The Howard Campbell Collection includes many rare and unique items, many of which have been exhibited in shows and are well-documented. His collection spans decades and includes fabulous antique and anonymous folk art and some wonderful pieces of contemporary self-taught art. Bidders will find a fantastic grouping of So. Folk Pottery, great weathervanes & whirligigs, circus banners, Cedar Creek Charlie's original environment, sculpture & carvings, gorgeous paintings, superb examples of African Am. artwork, tramp art, dolls, primitive furniture, decoys, lures, Native Am. pottery, baskets & art, hooked rugs, prison art, masonic objects, trade signs, religious banners, & erotica. Other notable items include contemporary folk art by artists such as Jan Dobkowski, Mose Tolliver, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Howard Finster, Mary T. Smith, Leroy Almon, Inez Walker, Justin McCarthy, Lonnie Holley, Jack Savitsky, Ted Gordon, Wesley Willis, James Harold Jennings, B.F. Perkins, Willie White, Henry Speller, Roy Ferdinand, William Dawson, Woodie Long, R.A. Miller, Lanier Meaders, Billy Ray Hussey, George Bucquet & so many others!