Howard Finster

Howard Finster

United States 1916 - 2001


Howard Finster
Howard Finster
United States
March 4, 2013
Behind the pseudonym of Lor Dethal lies Nemanja Torlak, a writer for Widewalls intrigued and moved by diversity in art and in the lives of those who create it. It is often the unexpected that come forth and surprise us, and art is a world that allows it and makes it possible. David beats the Goliath daily, and writing about it is a pleasure.

The American artist Howard Finster has created a myriad of works during his career, among which the most widely known is his Paradise Gardens. Consisting of over 46.000 pieces of art, Finster claims that he was inspired by God in creating of this folk art sculpture garden.

Featured image: Howard Finster – Baby’s Angel(detail), 1990. Photo credits
Image used for illustrative purposes only.