Friday, June 30, 2017

American Visionary Art Museum's new one-man show puts spotlight Rev. Albert Lee Wagner

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Reverend Albert Lee Wagner, detail: Flee From Egypt-Moses Parting The Red Sea, gift of Pat Handal
BALTIMORE---Opening on July 1 at the American Visionary Art Museum is the exhibition "Reverend Albert Lee Wagner: Miracle at Midnight." Curated from over 50 masterpieces by Reverend Albert Lee Wagner that have been recently gifted to the American Visionary Art Museum by Gene and Linda Kangas. The exhibition will also include two of Reverend Wagner’s largest works, donated to AVAM’s permanent collection ten years ago by Pat Handal. "Visionary art" as defined for the purposes of the American Visionary Art Museum refers to art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself. [More]

American Visionary Art Museum: "Reverend Albert Lee Wagner: Miracle at Midnight" (July 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018); 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD; 410-244-1900; avam.org