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Ted Degener Portraits: Looking Through a Lens

First published: Spring 2020

Raw Vision’s staff photographer, Ted Degener, continues his quest of photo-documenting self-taught artists across the USA

Darrell Holman from Austin, Texas, transformed his 1971 Toyota into a veritable toyshop on wheels by piling it high with models of animals and cartoon characters. He participated in the Houston Art Car Parade in the 1990s and, for many years, delighted children as a clown who arrived at parties in a magical moving masterpiece. 


Mary Whitfield – born in Birmingham, Alabama – paints images that reference America’s history of slavery, racism and human rights violations. Pictured here in New York in 2019, she holds a piece that depicts the 1923 Rosewood massacre in Florida, when African-Americans had to flee for their lives and hide in the swamps

This is an article extract; read the full article in Raw Vision #105

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