Wednesday, February 27, 2008

This couple was made by a prisoner in Huntsville, Texas. He used kleenix as paper mache.

2 comments:

  1. Fantastic! Are they yours or was there a show somewhere? I'm mildly obsessed with prison art. A friend recently gave me a pool table carved out of soap that was made by a man in the prison where she teaches. Incredible stuff. Really love these figures.

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  2. There was a show at the Art League some 10 yrs ago with prison art and I bought them then. I helped jury prison art in Huntsville a couple of times and got two of the very first Henry Ray Clark pieces to go out into the world.

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