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Folk Art

Folk Art is art which does not come out of the fine art tradition. Folk Artists are typically from rural or pre-industrial societies, and are more closely related to craftsmen than they are to fine artists.
Folk Art is characterized by a naive style, in which traditional rules of proportion and perspective are not employed.
Closely related terms are Outsider Art, Self-Taught Art and Naive Art.

Well-known Folk Artists include the American painters Grandma Moses and Edward Hicks, and the Canadian painter Maud Lewis.

Chronological Listing of Folk Artists
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Joshua Johnson 1763-1824 African-American 
Rufus Hathaway 1770-1822 AmericanPortrait of Captain Sylvanus Sampson
Art Prints
Eunice Pinney 1770-1849 American 
Edward Hicks 1780-1849 AmericanEdward Hicks: Noah's Ark
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Ammi Phillips 1788-1865 AmericanAmmi Phillips: Captain Cox, circa 1836
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Milton W. Hopkins 1789-1844 American 
Erastus Salisbury Field 1805-1900 AmericanEmbarkation Of Ulysses
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C.C.A. Christensen 1832-1912 Danish/American 
Alfred Wallis 1855-1942 English 
Bill Traylor 1856-1949 African-American 
John Kane 1860-1934 Scottish/American 
Grandma Moses 1860-1961 AmericanGrandma Moses: Sugaring Off
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William Edmondson 1870-1951 African-American 
Clementine Hunter 1887-1988 African-American 
Horace Pippin 1888-1946 African-American 
Minnie Evans 1892-1987 African-AmericanAfrican American Artists - Minnie Evans
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Earl Cunningham 1893-1977 American 
James Castle 1900-1977 American 
George T. Lopez 1900-1993 American 
Maud Lewis 1903-1970 CanadianThree Black Cats
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Doris Lee 1905-1983 American 
Arch Williams 1906-1985 Canadian 
Felipe Archuleta 1910-1991 American 
Howard Finster 1916-2001 American 
Thornton Dial Sr. Born 1928 African-American 



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