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    Thirty-five-year-old conceptual artist Jonathon Keats "culls" works at Kinsey Family Farm in North Georgia after the crowds have left.

    Thirty-five-year-old conceptual artist Jonathon Keats "culls" works at Kinsey Family Farm in North Georgia after the crowds have left.

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    Late in the day, the San Franciscan finally gets a break from the hot weather, which was only amplified by his three-piece linen suit. "I thought this was how farmer's dressed," he explains. "I guess I was a century off or so."

    Late in the day, the San Franciscan finally gets a break from the hot weather, which was only amplified by his three-piece linen suit. "I thought this was how farmer's dressed," he explains. "I guess I was a century off or so."

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    Jonathon inspects Cypress "BB" hard at work.

    Jonathon inspects Cypress "BB" hard at work.

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    Cypress "BB" drawing en pleine aire. "We used 50 trees—for the volume of art, sure, but also, for the quality of the art," says Keats. "Of all the artists in the world, only one in 50 will be pushing it."

    Cypress "BB" drawing en pleine aire. "We used 50 trees—for the volume of art, sure, but also, for the quality of the art," says Keats. "Of all the artists in the world, only one in 50 will be pushing it."

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    Cypress "A" on the way to creating the first, and one of the most expressive, drawings.

    Cypress "A" on the way to creating the first, and one of the most expressive, drawings.

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    A common style.

    A common style.

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    Keats, with his beaurocrat's ledger, tracks which trees are drawing what.

    Keats, with his beaurocrat's ledger, tracks which trees are drawing what.

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    A family on a hayride passes the art farm. Do they care? Should they? "I hope that people are curious and that that curiosity can be encouraged," Keats says. "But I can't force it on somebody."

    A family on a hayride passes the art farm. Do they care? Should they? "I hope that people are curious and that that curiosity can be encouraged," Keats says. "But I can't force it on somebody."

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    Andrew Dietz (center), author of non-fiction book The Last Folk Hero and the Atlanta-resident who commissioned this Agrifolk Art weekend, greets the documentary crew from Eyekiss films. A family friend's children assemble the 50 easels.

    Andrew Dietz (center), author of non-fiction book The Last Folk Hero and the Atlanta-resident who commissioned this Agrifolk Art weekend, greets the documentary crew from Eyekiss films. A family friend's children assemble the 50 easels.

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    Cathy Fox (center), the longtime art critic for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, rests in the shade with friends. "The project is amusing," she writes in her October 29 review, "and if it shakes our smug certainties even a little, then it is a success

    Cathy Fox (center), the longtime art critic for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, rests in the shade with friends. "The project is amusing," she writes in her October 29 review, "and if it shakes our smug certainties even a little, then it is a success—at least from my point of view."

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