Lenore Tawney was a textile artist celebrated for her sculptural weavings.
Plenty of people don’t like contemporary art. But contemporary folk art—that’s harder to disdain. Dependable quirkiness is its insistent charm, providing a ready, welcome respite from what’s heavy in the world.
Last month saw the opening of Mythologies: Eugene Von Bruenchenhein at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, part of The Road Less Traveled exhibition series marking the fiftieth anniversary of the center’s founding.