This issue features two articles probing the work and psychology of Hughie Lee-Smith: Qualities of Loneliness and Light by Virginia Spotswood Simon and Glimpsing the Soul of the Artist by Harry Henderson. And two on Palmer Hayden: Journey from the Crossroads: Palmer Hayden's Right Turn by Eric Hanks (cover story) and Palmer Hayden Comes Home by Janet A. Payne. Also in this issue: A Tribute to Aaron Douglas on the Occasion of the Centennial of His Birth: Montage of a Dream Achieved by Kevin Grogan and Amy Kirsche ;Paul Keene: An Appreciation; By Design compiled by Bradford C. Grant; Critical Situation by Alan Moore; Saving Graces by Richard A. Long; In Search of a Lost Artist by Tina Dunkley. Artwork by:Palmer Hayden (cover) ; Hughie Lee- Smith; Albert P Ryder; Diego Rivera; Edwin Harleston; Aaron Douglas; Paul Keene; Renee Stout; Charles White; Charlotte Hill O'Neal; Frederick Flemister; Ed Love.