Wednesday was my lucky day. I was invited to a friend's home to meet nationally known Alabama folk artist, Charlie Lucas! Charlie, also known as the Tin Man, was up from his home near Montgomery to install this piece of sculpture in their yard. Avid art collectors, they have many pieces of Charlie's work. What a nice man. He took me all around the yard and talked about his sculpture. If his name sounds familiar, you've read about him here and here and here. Don't worry, I'll have more photos to share!
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Charlie points out a piece from an old wagon that he thinks may have been made by his grandfather.
I do not feel like such a statue at home
Nice to see the super talented artist. Well done, V.
superbe création, de quoi faire peur ;)
What a beautiful portrait, V.
Non, juste un cheval! :)
Bergson , Really!
Brattcat, You know some people you meet are just so easy to capture. He was so open and friendly and it shows.
I love this kind of art.
What a handsome man and so talented ..
I love his work. Thanks for the introduction. Now I'm off to win a calendar.
I thought you might!
Such a friendly man!
You just do that . Bon Chance! :)
So glad you finally got to meet him, Virginia!
He looks just delightful!!! How fun to have the artist discuss his pieces with you...you lucky girl!!!
He does look like a nice person. And very skilled. I'm not sure I'd want one of those sculptures in my yard, but to each his own. I certainly wish him well and I'm glad to hear that he is nationally recognized for his artistic talents.
Well, about time! I've enjoyed your pictures of his work. He and his sculpture all radiate the same warmth.
This man's a talent. I think this is my favorite piece so far.
I agree, its a great portrait and a great example of his work.
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