The slides have been kept in their original storage units that separate Reverend Finster's slides from those taken by Oppenhimer.
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194 slides of the Reverend Howard Finster and his paintings, sculpture, and his garden environment taken by Oppenhimer and others. Included are a copy of Finster's slide set for his lecture on his art and slides of Finster exhibitions: "Sermons in Paint," at the University of Richmond, 1984; "Horse of a Different Drummer," at the Carriage House Gallery, Richmond Arts and Humanities Center, 1982; and an exhibition at Wake Forest University, 1980.
Ann F. Oppenhimer slides, [ca. 1976-1984]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Collector; Richmond, Virginia. Organized the "Sermons in Paint" exhibition and Finster Folk Art Festival at the University of Richmond in 1985.
Donated 1987 by Ann F. Oppenhimer.
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