Herbert Singleton

(1945-2007) New Orleans LA

A native of Algiers, a West Bank neighborhood of New Orleans, Singleton was a master carver of bas-relief panels, free-standing sculptures, and the walking sticks which he first started making when he was 17.His work is in most major collections of American vernacular art, as well as the Collection de la Art Brut in Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Get It On Up, Lazarus

ca. 1990s

46" x 15"

polychrome bas-relief wood carving

 

Raspberry

n.d.

36" x 15" x 9"

painted bas-relief on found wood

 

Voudou

n.d.

15.5" x 41"

painted bas-relief on found wood

 

Voudou

ca. 2000

18" x 24"

enamel on stretched canvas