The Life and Art of Bill Traylor

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Untitled (Scary Creature) c. 1939–1940

Historians believe many of Traylor's more abstract compositions are rooted in things from the plantation and the urban landscape around him. The mysterious quality also leaves interpretation up to the viewer. (Photo: Courtesy of American Folk Art Museum)