The Temptation: Edgar Tolson and the Genesis of Twentieth-century Folk Art
Why, beginning in the late 1960s, did expressive objects made by poor people come to be regarded as "twentieth-century folk art," increasingly sought after by the middle class and the wealthy? Julia Ardery explores that question through the life story of
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