Powers To Present: Small Faces Unbound at The Outsider Art Fair

Carnival Knockdowns New England Carved wood, polychrome, animal hair, movable eyes Circa: 1900-1920 Size: 19" (h) x 7 1/2" (w) each Provenance: Ricco/Maresca, Marvill Collection Pictured and discussed in American Vernacular, page 91.
Carnival Knockdowns New England Carved wood, polychrome, animal hair, movable eyes Circa: 1900-1920 Size: 19" (h) x 7 1/2" (w) each Provenance: Ricco/Maresca, Marvill Collection Pictured and discussed in American Vernacular, page 91.
(Steven S. Powers)
  • Catalogue Cover featuring: Terracotta Toddler Architectural earthenware Circa: 1920 Size: 12" (w) x 15" (d) x 24" (h)

    Catalogue Cover featuring: Terracotta Toddler Architectural earthenware Circa: 1920 Size: 12" (w) x 15" (d) x 24" (h)

    Steven S. Powers

  • Happy Baby Folk Art Painted Tintype Circa: 1860 Size: +/- 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" (full plate)

    Happy Baby Folk Art Painted Tintype Circa: 1860 Size: +/- 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" (full plate)

    Steven S. Powers

Steven S. Powers will present SMALL FACES UNBOUND, an exhibit and sale at the Outsider Art Fair, New York, January 19-22, 2017. The title of this collection comes from the lyric in, The Byrds’ song, “Eight Miles High.” This ripe phrase evokes a range of fantastic imagery; uninhibited children, tiny heads, unencumbered puppets and marvelous dismemberment to name a few things that popped into the gallery owner's head.

Rather than discovering hidden faces or seeing them in inanimate objects (pareidolia), they focused on indelible visages—stark, psychological and philosophical—existential and mythological, some animal, some mysterious and some absurd.

See the full catalogue at: www.stevenspowers.com/small+faces+unbound.html

Steven S. Powers
360 Court St. #28
Brooklyn, New York
steve@stevenspowers.com
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About Steven S. Powers

Steve Powers is the country's leading specialist in Native American/Woodlands sculpture and a leading dealer in American folk art sculpture and paintings, American & English antiques, treen and snuffboxes. We exhibit at select fine art and antiques shows throughout the year. Steve Powers is the author of the comprehensive book and study, NORTH AMERICAN BURL TREEN: COLONIAL & NATIVE AMERICAN.

 

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