The Life and Art of Bill Traylor

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Untitled (Blue Man on Red Object) c. 1939–1942

Charles Shannon once asked what was going on in a particular drawing, and Bill Traylor simply replied, “That’s an exciting event" (today, his animated, multi-figure compositions are nicknamed "exciting events" by admirers).

(Photo: Courtesy of American Folk Art Museum)