Lonnie Holley

American, born 1950

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Lonnie Holley

American, born 1950

281 followers
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Dawn DeDeaux and Lonnie Holley: Thumbs Up For the Mothership,
MASS MoCA
Revelations: Art from the African American South,
de Young Museum
The Weight of Everything,
James Fuentes

Lonnie Holley is a man of many myths and talents. Born in Jim Crow-era Birmingham, Alabama, as the …

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Lonnie Holley is a man of many myths and talents. Born in Jim Crow-era Birmingham, Alabama, as the seventh of 27 children, Holley traveled across the South and held a wide array of jobs (grave digger, cotton picker, and short-order cook at Disney World) before making his first artwork at the age of 29. Self taught, he …

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