Oldest House in Town

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
"Black dirt and white dirt" on wood
25 x 15.5 inches
Collection of
Souls Grown Deep Foundation

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.