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David Adickes Museum, Huntsville, August 2012
Thie old Huntsville High School historic building now belongs to David Adickes, and holds a collection of more than 60 years of his métier through more than 300 paintings and sculptures. Photo by Joel Luks
David Adickes Museum, Huntsville, August 2012
The smirk expression on his face says it all: He's a troublemaker, and he hasn't changed (much) since he graduated in 1943. Photo by Joel Luks
David Adickes Museum, Huntsville, August 2012
He considers his most significant accomplishment is the 67-foot tall Sam Houston statue. Photo by Joel Luks
David Adickes Museum, Huntsville, August 2012
The galleries are arranged chronologically, starting with paintings dating back to 1949 to works finished within the month.  Photo by Joel Luks
David Adickes Museum, Huntsville, August 2012
Some of the pieces he owned — paintings that never sold — and others he bought back from collectors. Photo by Joel Luks
David Adickes Museum, Huntsville, August 2012
His alma mater is on the corner of University Avenue and 8th Street; it's nestled within overgrown foliage from the neighboring lots.  Photo by Joel Luks
David Adickes Museum, Huntsville, August 2012
Across the street is a functioning school, on the corner is where his brother was born and a few blocks away is an apartment complex built by his grandfather. Photo by Joel Luks