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Civil controversy

Photograph By Sandy Carson

"I don't paint on canvas because I just think it's more interesting to paint on found objects and recycled materials like cardboard or old maps, etc. I got talked into doing this piece on canvas. It's probably six feet by almost five [feet]. They ended up thinking it was too controversial and did not take it. I am proud of it and its message. I have a show coming up in October 2013 at the university in Birmingham, Ala., and I am wanting to donate this to the civil-rights museum there if they will have it." -- Tim Kerr