Inside the Wonder of Lonnie Holley

Jim Crow dumped its worst on Lonnie Holley. But his globally recognized music and art prove how beautifully he survived the belly of that beast. Just don’t call him an “outsider.”

The Art of Forgiveness: Hattie Duncan

During a youth beset by polio and grinding poverty, Hattie Duncan learned a way of creativity that gave her a generous outlook on life and helped her become a beloved Southern folk artist.

“Revelation”: Flannery O’Connor Goes Zoom

Can the tradition of reviewing works of art continue in the Zoom era? Salvation South says yes, even if the production is virtual.

Hope in the Metal

Harold Rittenberry Jr., an 85-year-old sculptor in Athens, Georgia, uses welding torches and saws to find the hope inside of scrap metal.