Oldest House in Town

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
mid-1980s
"Black dirt and white dirt" on wood
25 x 15.5 inches

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Using his hands as brushes, and natural elements like dirt and berry juice as pigment, Jimmy Lee Sudduth documented scenes from around his home.

Using his hands as brushes, and natural elements like dirt and berry juice as pigment, Jimmy Lee Sudduth documented scenes from around his home. Early on, these included the plant and animal life he saw, neighbors and pop-culture-icon portraits, and the sites of agriculture and industry around Caines Ridge, Alabama.