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Photos: The Old, Weird America exhibit at DeCordova

The Old, Weird America : Folk Themes in Contemporary Art at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
By DECORDOVA SCULPTURE PARK AND MUSEUM  |  June 16, 2009

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Dario Robleto
The Pause Became Permanence, 2005-2006
Ink dyed willow and ash, hair lockets made of stretched and curled audio tape recordings of the last known Confederate and Union Civil War soldier’s voices, excavated and melted shrapnel from various wars, hair flowers braided by war widows, mourning dresses, colored paper, silk, ribbon, milk paint, glass, typeset
69 x 26 x 26 inches
Courtesy San Antonio Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by anonymous donor in honor of Nancy Brown Negley

READ: Art in America, From the Old West to middle-class guys. By Greg Cook
 
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