I can’t tell you how many times in the past I passed barns without a glance. Now I notice these ordinary
structures for the extraordinary variety of architecture from unnamed architects and for being stalwarts
of the rural. When all else falls the barn stands.
The Roundup barns encircle to represent sheltering protection and endurance against the torrent of time
and enclose and embrace in itself the landscape. They, like people, are both individual and part of a
These are all Arkansas barns captured in my haunts about the state as I scan ever back and forth, looking
for gems to photograph. Some were easily found and accessible. Others I captured from outside barbed
wire and no trespassing signs. Resolute stands near near an Arkansas Elk preserve.
The pieces show well individually or together in 12” prints