Home
Print|Email|Text Size: ||
Dog & Pony Show
Pages:

Pages

As he sharpens a chisel, Racer says that he continues to flesh out the anatomy of a whole menagerie of carousel animals he’d like to carve—giraffes, dogs, horses, bears, llamas, lions, deer, ostrich, hippos, tigers, rabbits, even garden snails. “I can draw it, carve it, prime it, and paint it,” he says, with a mischievous twinkle in his eye. “And if I wreck one of my own carousel carvings, I can restore it.”
 

Pages:

Pages

Print|Email
Evelyn C. White is editor of The Black Women's Health Book and author of the biography Alice Walker: A Life. Her work also appears in Smithsonian, Ms., Essence and others.

Photograph by Mark Compton

More From The Bark

By
David Bates The Whittler, 1983; Marco Benefial Portrait of a Lady with a Dog, 1730s; Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Poster for L’Artisan Moderne, 1896
By
Cameron Woo
Album Cover
By
Katie Martinez
By
Lisa Wogan
By
Amy Kantor
By
Lisa Wogan