hyperallergic:  Howard Finster, THE MODEL OF SUPER POWER PLAINT (FOLK ART MADE FROM OLD T.V. PARTS) This is a colorful tribute to modern technology as a tool of God, taking televisions material parts and coming up with something completely different. From the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Luce Center: Howard Finster wanted to celebrate “all the inventions of mankind” in his art (Liza Kirwin, “The Reverend Howard Finster,” American Art, Summer 2002). He created Paradise Garden  next to his home in Pennville, Georgia, an environmental sculpture that shows portraits of such greats as Henry Ford, Leonardo da Vinci, and George Washington amid towering constructions of television parts and bicycle frames. Finster often combined modern technology with messages from God, and in this piece he inscribed lines from his sermons, including “Jesus is coming back” and “Get ready to meet God.”

hyperallergic:

Howard Finster, THE MODEL OF SUPER POWER PLAINT (FOLK ART MADE FROM OLD T.V. PARTS)
This is a colorful tribute to modern technology as a tool of God, taking televisions material parts and coming up with something completely different.From the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Luce Center:

Howard Finster wanted to celebrate “all the inventions of mankind” in his art (Liza Kirwin, “The Reverend Howard Finster,” American Art, Summer 2002). He created Paradise Garden next to his home in Pennville, Georgia, an environmental sculpture that shows portraits of such greats as Henry Ford, Leonardo da Vinci, and George Washington amid towering constructions of television parts and bicycle frames. Finster often combined modern technology with messages from God, and in this piece he inscribed lines from his sermons, including “Jesus is coming back” and “Get ready to meet God.”

 

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