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Apr 5, 2015 - Vollis Simpson’s Whirlygig Park

We met Vollis Simpson many years ago, we have one of his miniature whirlygigs that travels with us. Vollis Simpson never called himself an artist, but the thousands of people who have visited his astounding whirligig field in Wilson County, North Carolina, certainly do. Towering fifty feet or more above ground, and extending nearly as far outwards into space, the more than thirty monumental whirligigs erected in his field demonstrate the power of individual vision coupled with a traditional art form. These compelling, nationally recognized...

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