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You’re a Liar , 2001, Al “Big Al” Taplet
Paint on slate
12 × 16 in
30.5 × 40.6 cm
Big Al Taplet was a shoe shiner turned artist from New Orleans. His brightly coloured signs that he made to attract attention for his show shine business became sought after Outsider art. Over 70 of his works were purchased for the House of Blues in New Orleans.