Contemporary works invited to the self-taught art party at Slotin, April 22-23

Roger Brown’s ‘Visit the Oregon Coast,’ a 52in-tall oil on canvas from 1979 with a 3-D platform for four taxidermy seagulls, carries the auction’s highest estimate: $100,000-$200,000. Though academically trained, the Alabama-born Chicago artist collected and drew inspiration from Southern folk art. Image courtesy of Slotin Folk Art Auction
Roger Brown’s ‘Visit the Oregon Coast,’ a 52in-tall oil on canvas from 1979 with a 3-D platform for four taxidermy seagulls, carries the auction’s highest estimate: $100,000-$200,000. Though academically trained, the Alabama-born Chicago artist collected and drew inspiration from Southern folk art. Image courtesy of Slotin Folk Art Auction
Roger Brown’s ‘Visit the Oregon Coast,’ a 52in-tall oil on canvas from 1979 with a 3-D platform for four taxidermy seagulls, carries the auction’s highest estimate: $100,000-$200,000. Though academically trained, the Alabama-born Chicago artist collected and drew inspiration from Southern folk art. Image courtesy of Slotin Folk Art Auction

BUFORD, Ga. – After 30 years of offering folk art and sundry other forms of untrained artistic expressions on the auction block, Steve Slotin approaches Slotin Folk Art Auction’s Spring Self-Taught Art Masterpiece Sale with the same fervent enthusiasm he exhibited in the beginning. Even if he’s claimed previously that this or that auction held the best art he’d ever assembled, Slotin is persuasive in proclaiming the April 22-23 sale as Slotin Folk Art’s best grouping yet. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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