Folk art

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Book Shorts

Book of discarded family pictures reminds us of our mortality

Personal collection of anonymous photographs made from Kodachrome slides shows the transience of our lives

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Art market

New York’s Americana week reveals a generational shift in taste

Sales lag while demand for folk art is on the rise as Millennials move away from a ‘Home Alone’ aesthetic

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Auction record

Holy grail of folk ceramics made by 19th-century snake handler breaks auction record

The “snake jug” shattered the previous record for Anna Pottery, a niche favourite of Americana collectors

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Art market

Santa Fe shows the contemporary side of folk art

Three-day event brings together artists updating their countries’ native craft traditions