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Building with False Brick Siding, Warsaw, Alabama

Building with False Brick Siding, Warsaw, Alabama

Artist: William Christenberry (American, 1936 - 2016)
Date: 1982 (printed 1989)
Medium: chromogenic print
Dimensions:
Image: 3 1/4 × 4 3/4 in. (8.3 × 12.1 cm)
Support: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of John Robertshaw III, 2016
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2016.24.2
Description
Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Christenberry often visited family in rural Hale County, a place that has provided the primary inspiration for his work in painting, sculpture, and photography. Particularly drawn to the region’s folk architecture, Christenberry often photographed the same site over the course of several decades. This modest building appears in a series of photographs in which it is increasingly devoured by kudzu and other vegetation.
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