Lot 190

Howard Finster Paint Can Untitled 1994

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Finster, Howard (American/Georgia, 1916-2001) Untitled Paint Can, October 4, 1994, marker and paint on paint can, depicting polychrome faces in profile. Underside inscribed with sermon, peace dove, 34.000.901, Oct-4-1994, signature. 7.75 x 7.5 inches. Reverend William Howard Finster was a minister for over forty years in Alabama. After retirement, he moved to Summerville, Georgia, where he turned his swampland into Paradise Garden in reflection of his religious beliefs and a vision that sent him on a mission to create sacred art. His works have been featured on album covers for popular rock bands such as The Talking Heads and REM. Provenance: Virginia Freeman Gallery, Destin, Florida.


In overall good condition, apart from some accretions. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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