Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Artists Turns 112, Draws On Experience

Posted: 2008-07-21 11:45:45
Filed Under: Top News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bent over or sitting at a table, gripping a ballpoint pen, marker or crayon, Frank Calloway spends his days turning visions from his youth into lively murals — and at 112 years old, the images of his childhood are a window to another time.
Drawn on sheets of butcher paper and sometimes stretching to more than 30 feet long, the works mostly show rural agricultural scenes, with buildings, trains and vehicles straight out of the early 20th century. And his colorful creations are gaining more attention in the art world.

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