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Lonnie Holley

Face to Face, 2013

Copper wire and string
12 × 10 × 1/4 in
30.5 × 25.4 × 0.6 cm
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About the work
Headlands Center for the Arts: Benefit Auction 2017
Sausalito

Lonnie Holley is an internationally renowned artist and performer whose career over three decades …

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Lonnie Holley is an internationally renowned artist and performer whose career over three decades has encompassed drawing, painting, sculpture, and music. Holley’s paintings and found-object sculptures and environments are made of both natural and manmade elements. The densely constructed pieces reference current …

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Courtesy of the artist and Paulson Fontaine Press
Lonnie Holley
American, b. 1950
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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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About the work
Headlands Center for the Arts: Benefit Auction 2017
Sausalito

Lonnie Holley is an internationally renowned artist and performer whose career over three decades …

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Lonnie Holley is an internationally renowned artist and performer whose career over three decades has encompassed drawing, painting, sculpture, and music. Holley’s paintings and found-object sculptures and environments are made of both natural and manmade elements. The densely constructed pieces reference current …

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Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Paulson Fontaine Press
Lonnie Holley
American, b. 1950
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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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Lonnie Holley

Face to Face, 2013

Copper wire and string
12 × 10 × 1/4 in
30.5 × 25.4 × 0.6 cm
Bidding closed
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