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Albert Wagner

 (1924 - 2006)
Albert (Reverend) Wagner was active/lived in Ohio, Arkansas.  Albert Wagner is known for folk art, outsider art-painting and sculpture.

Albert Wagner

Albert Wagner was born on January 22, 1924 in Crittenden County, Arkansas.  He lived with his three brothers and his deeply religious mother, who supported them by working in the cotton fields. When he was five he used to make airplanes and cars from mud on his back porch.  He recalls his mother saying, "Son, if I could send you to art school you could be somebody."  However, by the age of 13, Albert was appointed the head of his household and had to begin supporting his family.

In 1941, when Albert was 17 and in search of more lucrative work, he moved his family to Cleveland.  The following year he met and quickly married the "love of his life," Magnolia. Within three years, Albert had created a furniture moving   ...  Displaying 750 of 3433 characters.

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About  Albert Wagner

Born:  1924 - Bassett, Arkansas
Died:   2006 - East Cleveland, Ohio
Known for:  folk art, outsider art-painting and sculpture