A Carroll Cloar Reading



In our June 2011 issue dedicated to culture, we ran a story that  was originally published in 1993 titled "The Life and Work of Carroll Cloar." The story presented an in-depth look at a man who was arguably the most famous painter to emerge from Memphis.

Now those interested in this artist — who would have turned 100 years old next year and whose early works still fetch prices ranging from $20,000 to $60,000 — can hear that story read to them in the rich Southern voice of Kingsley Hooker. To listen, go to

http://soundcloud.com/memphismagazine/the-art-life-of-carroll-cloar

 

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