Art Of Florida : A Guide To The Sunshine State’s Museums, Galleries, Arts Districts And Colonies by Rodney Carlisle and Loretta Carlisle
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A visually captivating exploration of approximately 20 vibrant art communities in Florida awaits readers in this intriguing book. Encompassing charming small towns and bustling cities, the book delves deep into the heart of Florida’s renowned “Art Colonies” and vibrant “Arts Districts,” each carefully nurtured by the local government or visionary developers.
Embracing a rich artistic heritage, these communities boast a plethora of annual art festivals and shows that have flourished for over four decades. The book, adorned with an array of vivid color photographs, showcases the distinctive art forms that are synonymous with Florida. Moreover, it delves into fascinating subjects such as the extensive community of skilled Florida artists, the enduring influence of arts projects and the social realism of the New Deal era, the captivating realm of mural painting in Florida, the legendary “Highwaymen” artists, and the remarkably opulent 19th and 20th-century history of Florida’s artistic endeavors.
Embark on an enchanting journey through the captivating Bradenton Village of the Arts, bask in the creative ambiance of the Eau Gallie Arts District, marvel at the artistic wonders of the St. Petersburg Warehouse Arts District and the Central Arts District, and explore the thriving realms of art in Tampa and Tallahassee.