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Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads Press Kit

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Image of sculpture by St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin) titled Pasaquoyan Man with Ritual Headdress and Levitation Suit. Dated ca. 1965–1975.

Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM) (American, 1908–1986), Pasaquoyan Man with Ritual Headdress and Levitation Suit, ca. 1965–1975, enamel and beads on concrete over wire mesh. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, gift of the Marion County Historical Society, 1992.9.

Image of mixed media work by Thornton Dial titled Proud Cats Made to Climb. Dated 1992

Thornton Dial (American, 1928–2016), Proud Cats Made to Climb, 1992, paint, metal, carpet, and rope on canvas and wood. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, T. Marshall Hahn Collection, 1997.60.

Image of painting by Howard Finster titled The Angel of the Lord, #10,000. Dated 1987–1989.

Howard Finster (American, 1916–2001), The Angel of the Lord, #10,000, 1987–1989, paint on plywood. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, T. Marshall Hahn Collection, 1997.75. © Howard Finster/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Image of painting by Mary T. Smith titled Untitled (Figure with Halo). Dated ca. 1986.

Mary T. Smith (American, 1905–1995), Untitled (Figure with Halo), ca. 1986, enamel paint on chipboard. High Museum of Art, T. Marshall Hahn Collection, 1997.109.

Image of sculpture by Edgar Tolson titled Untitled (Figure of a Woman). Dated 1977.

Edgar Tolson (American, 1904–1984), Untitled (Figure of a Woman), 1977, wood, ink and graphite. High Museum of Art, T. Marshall Hahn Collection, 1997.111.

Image of sculpture by Georgia Blizzard titled Lola. Dated late 1980s–early 1990s.

Georgia Blizzard (American, 1919–2002), Lola, late 1980s–early 1990s, ceramic. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, gift of Ruth T. West, 2000.170.

Image of work by Royal Robertson titled Vision Dream. Dated 1993.

Royal Robertson (American, 1930–1997), Vision Dream, 1993, markers, paint, ballpoint ink and glitter on paper. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, gift of Carl and Marian Mullis, 2006.142.

Image of untitled and undated mixed media work by Sister Gertrude Morgan.

Sister Gertrude Morgan (American, 1900–1980), Untitled, undated, mixed media on paper. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, gift of the Judith Alexander Foundation, 2012.619.

Image of sculpture by Lonnie Holley titled The Result of Me. Dated 1990s.

Lonnie Holley (American, b. 1950), The Result of Me, 1990s, sandstone. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, gift of Gordon W. Bailey in honor of Katherine Jentleson, 2016.37.

Image of untitled mixed media sculpture by James "Son Ford" Thomas dated late 1980s.

James “Son Ford” Thomas (American, 1926–1993), Untitled, late 1980s, unfired clay, artificial hair, earrings, beads, glass marbles, and paint. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, gift of Randy Siegel, 2017.326.

Photograph by Guy Mendes titled Front Gate, Land of Pasaquan, near Buena Vista, GA. Dated 1982.

Guy Mendes (American, b. 1948), Front Gate, Land of Pasaquan, near Buena Vista, GA, 1982, pigmented inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Guy Mendes

Photography by Guy Mendes titled Edgar Tolson Campton KY. Dated 1974.

Guy Mendes (American, b. 1948), Edgar Tolson Campton KY, 1974, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the artist. © Guy Mendes

Photograph by Guy Mendes titled James Son Ford Thomas Leiland MS. Dated 1986.

Guy Mendes (American, b. 1948), James Son Ford Thomas Leiland MS, 1986, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Guy Mendes

Photograph by Guy Mendes titled Mary T Smith’s Yard Hazelhurst MS. Dated ca. 1986.

Guy Mendes (American, b. 1948), Mary T Smith’s Yard Hazelhurst MS, ca. 1986, pigmented inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Guy Mendes

Photograph by Guy Mendes titled Reverend Howard Finster in his Paradise Garden Summerville GA. Dated 1982.

Guy Mendes (American, b. 1948), Reverend Howard Finster in his Paradise Garden Summerville GA, 1982, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Guy Mendes

Photograph by Guy Mendes titled Royal Robertson’s House in Baldwin Louisiana. Dated ca. 1986.

Guy Mendes (American, b. 1948), Royal Robertson’s House in Baldwin Louisiana, ca. 1986, pigmented inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Guy Mendes

Photograph by Guy Mendes titled Sister Gertrude Morgan in her Everlasting Gospel Revelation Mission, New Orleans, LA. Dated 1974.

Guy Mendes (American, b. 1948), Sister Gertrude Morgan in her Everlasting Gospel Revelation Mission, New Orleans, LA, 1974, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Guy Mendes

Photograph by Roger Manley titled James Harold Jennings, Pinnacle, NC. Dated 1988.

Roger Manley (American, born 1952), James Harold Jennings, Pinnacle, NC, 1988. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Roger Manley.

Photograph by Roger Manley titled Thornton Dial, Bessemer, AL. Dated 1987.

Roger Manley (American, b. 1952), Thornton Dial, Bessemer, AL, 1987, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the artist and Institute 193. © Roger Manley