Lonnie Holley is a self-taught artist from Alabama who has received recognition for his art and his music. His sculpture was recently featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
This pieced was acquired from the artist from his original environment in Birmingham, Alabama in 1989. It is painted both sides on a cut oval piece of curved masonite.
The are losses to the edges of the oval piece, probably as it was a found piece of material and it has an age crack (stable). 19 x 13 x 3.5 inches