Outsider Art in Texas: Lone Stars

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INDEX
Note: Numbers in bold refer to pages with illustrations. Titles are listed with the names of artists and authors.
abandonment: and Frank Jones, 30, 31, 32; and Henry Darger, 6; and Ike Morgan, 70. See also isolation
Academy of San Carlos, Mexico City, 47
Acuña, Mexico, 47
Adele, Lynne, 16
“Aeros,” ii, 24, 27, 28. See also airships; dirigibles; flying machines
African American artists, 3, 30–31, 39, 77–78, 79, 85, 88–89, 92, 98, 99; and folklore traditions, 30–31, 85, 88
Africans, 3, 30–31, 41, 88–89; burial rituals of, 88; and Kongo traditions, 88; and slavery, 3, 31, 88; spiritual and cultural patterns of, 30–31, 41, 88–89. See also “bottle trees”; slavery; West Africa
airships, 24; and sightings, 21. See also “aeros”; dirigibles; flying machines
Alabama, 3
American Civil War, 30, 78
Amézcua, Consuelo “Chelo” González, 15–16, 46–53; Las Confidencias, 1971 (artwork), 48; and cross- cultural blending, 47, 49; discovery story of, 47, 49; and dream visions, 49; filigree art of, 49; La Lola Puñales, 1966 (artwork), 49, 51; McNay Art Institute and Chelo, 1968 (artwork), 50; Portrait of Consuelo “Chelo” González Amézcua by Mary Lawton, 46; The Smile of a Texan Girl, n.d. (artwork), 49, 52
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, 16
Arning, Carl Wilhelm Edward “Eddie,” 16, 62–69; discovery story of, 62, 63; Man on Horseback, n.d. (artwork), 64; Portrait of Eddie Arning by Mary Lawton, 62; Untitled [Sound of Music], n.d. (artwork), 68; Untitled [Winston Cigarettes], 1973 (artwork), 66; Windmill, n.d. (artwork), 67
art brut, 8–15, 16, 39, 49, 54, 62, 70. See also Dubuffet, Jean; outsider art; “raw art”
art deco, 13
art nouveau, 13
Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, 91
Art on Paper (exhibition), 33
Arts Club of Chicago, 12
Atelier Chapman Kelley Gallery, Dallas, 33
Austin, Stephen F., 78
Austin, Texas, 20, 70, 76
Austin State Hospital, 63, 70–71, 76
Baker- White, Tracy, 29
Baptist Church. See Original Church of God, or Sanctified Church
Bartlett, Texas, 39
Bastide, Roger, 31; African Religions of Brazil (book), 31
Beaumont, Texas, 85, 86, 89
Benavides, Hector Alonzo, 16, 54–61; and bird symbolism, 57; discovery story of, 55, 57; Love Birds, n.d. (artwork), 57, 60; Mexican heritage of, 54, 57; obsessiveness of, 55, 57; Portrait of Hector Alonzo Benavides by Mary Lawton, 54; and spiritual inspiration, 55, 57, 61; Untitled, 1993 (artwork), 58; Untitled, 1993 (artwork), 59; Untitled, 1995 (artwork), 56; Untitled [Red, White, and Blue], ca. 2000 (artwork), 61
Berlin (Prussia), 19
Bern, Switzerland, 8, 9
Better Homes and Gardens (magazine), 63
Black History/Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas (exhibition, 1989), 16
borderland, 46–47, 49, 53. See also Texas, border with Mexico
“bottle trees,” 88
Brazos River, 78
Brenham, Texas, 78
Brownsboro, Kentucky, 89
Calder, Alexander, 21
California, 19, 24, 78
Campground Church (near Chappell Hill), Texas, 78
Canada, 47
Cantu, Norma E., 46
Cardinal, Roger, 13, 14, 21; Outsider Art (book), 13
Carroll, Lewis (Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge): on memory, 77; Through the Looking Glass (book), 77
Carter, Keith, 89, 91; Homestead, Felix Fox Harris, 1983 (photograph), 86, 87 (detail)
Carter, Pat, 89, 91
Castle, Lynn, 91
“caul,” 30–31. See also “veil”
Central Texas, 78
Chappell Hill, Texas, 78
Clark, Henry Ray, 15, 39–45; discovery story of, 40–41; Happy Birthday Cheryl, n.d. (artwork and poem), 42, 45; I Am King of My Planet, 2006 (artwork), 43, 45; I Am Telte from the Planet Exquisite, n.d. (artwork), 41; I Am The Day Star, n.d. (artwork), i

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Table of contents

  • Outsider Art in Texas i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction 3
  • The Artists 17
  • Charles Dellschau 1830–1923 19
  • Frank Jones Ca. 1900–1969 30
  • Henry Ray Clark 1936–2006 39
  • Consuelo "Chelo" GonzĀLez AMĒZcua 1903–1975 46
  • Hector Alonzo Benavides 1952–2002 54
  • Eddie Arning 1898–1993 62
  • Ike Morgan 1958– 70
  • Johnnie Swearingen 1908–1993 77
  • Felix "Fox" Harris 1905–1985 85
  • Vanzant Driver 1956– 92
  • Richard Gordon Kendall 1930–? 98
  • Notes 107
  • Additional Reading 111
  • Index 113
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