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Howard Finster

The Reverend Howard Finster (1916-12-022001-10-22) was an American folk artist who claimed to be inspired by God to spread the gospel through the environment of Paradise Garden and over 46,000 pieces of art.

  • I TOOK THE PIECES YOU THREW AWAY AND
    PUT THEM TOGATHER [sic] BY NIGHT AND DAY
    WASHED BY RAIN DRIED BY SUN A MILLION PIECES ALL IN ONE
    • Text painted on a sign, formerly part of Finster's Paradise Gardens, which clearly references the artist's chosen materials for his work. The piece now resides in the permanent collection of the High Museum in Atlanta.


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