Saturday, May 9, 2009

Erhel Ackerman / paintings of fashion models

  • Her first husband left /at the Thanksgiving meal /he walked right out with her brother's wifeand she never heard from them again. She was holding her two small daughters . sHE LIVES ACROSS THE STREET IN A WOMEN'S HOME /SHE WHEELS HER PAINTINGS IN A SHOPPING CART. sHE IS WIND-BLOWN

the flea market on 26th /no longer there /I SOLD THERE IN 1997

  • We have to leave a path for big Al who at noon drives a two-ton truck to the back of the market / an African brother helps him unpack / /unload broken metal tools /rain damaged merchandise /albums /musical instruments /cheap paper goods / He's burly with red chest hairs / he does well