The American Art Museum in Washington, DC, has a fantastic folk art collection. On exhibit right now is a great selection of hand crafted, folk art weather vanes and whirligigs. Thought I would pass along some photos ... enjoy.
The whole folk art collection is great inspiration for those of us who love mixed media art. Here are a few examples.
|Great art piece made from wooden letter press blocks.|
|Memory jugs loaded with bits and pieces of souvenirs and memorabilia.|
|Close up of this marvelous memory jug boot.|
|Drift wood, old paint brushes, glass eyes, ...|