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Richard Buckner New York, New York

There are 3 kinds of American folk artist: those who sit, contented, on a back porch contemplating America’s landscape & ways; those for whom its landscape & ways are something to stand against or move boldly through; & those whose America is a shadowy, impressionistic place that moves inside of them. This [latter] is the area that the sombre-voiced Richard Buckner has been exploring since 1994. ... more

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