• “The Southern Voice”

    The Fort Worth Art Museum

    The Southern Voice, as recorded by Terry Allen, Vernon Fisher, and Ed McGowin, combines irony and sardonic humor with a touch of down-home charm. It is a voice for recounting dark deeds and broken romances, for making the ordinary seem extraordinary and the extraordinary seem normal. “The Southern Voice,” while more concerned with story-telling than with regionalism, captured this variety and suppleness. Narrative, character, action—virtually unknown ingredients in Modern art—were here shown working with painting and sculpture to create an engrossing exhibition.

    All three artists created mixed-media

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