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Best known for his work as the painter behind such album jackets as R.E.M.'s Reckoning and Talking Heads' Little Creatures, Howard Finster was perhaps the most prominent and famed member of the so-called "outsider art" movement. A native of Athens, Georgia, Finster spent the better part of his life as a preacher; however, in 1976, at the age of 59, he received a vision which he interpreted as a message from God instructing him to begin painting sacred art. His naive, primitive s... Read more

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