Tag: folk art

  • Scrap Metal Art in Hanksville, UT

    Scrap Metal Art in Hanksville, UT

    One of my favorite things about driving across America off the interstate system is that you run into all sorts of wonderful surprises. On this road trip, one of those surprises was found in the tiny town of Hanksville, Utah. On the side of the road I spotted dozens of dinosaurs made out of scrap…

  • Houston, TX

    Houston, TX

  • Garden of Eden, KS

    Garden of Eden, KS

    Samuel Perry Dinsmoor, a retired schoolteacher, Civil War Veteran, farmer and Populist politician, began building the Garden of Eden and Cabin Home in 1907 at the age of 64. For 22 years he fashioned 113 tons (2,273 sacks) of cement and many tons of limestone into his unique “log” cabin with its surrounding sculptures. A…