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Lonnie Holley

Him and Her Hold the Root, 1994

Rocking chairs, pillow, root
45 1/2 × 73 × 30 1/2 in
115.6 × 185.4 × 77.5 cm
location
San Francisco
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Lonnie Holley
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 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

Him and Her Hold the Root, 1994

Rocking chairs, pillow, root
45 1/2 × 73 × 30 1/2 in
115.6 × 185.4 × 77.5 cm
location
San Francisco
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