A long-awaited testament to the life and work of Alfred Hair, the driving force of the Florida Highwaymen, this book introduces a charismatic personality whose energy and creativity were foundational to the success of his fellow African American artists during the era of Jim Crow segregation.
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Before the high rises, the nightlife, and the fashion scene, Miami’s South Beach was a retirement haven for American Jews. In The Last Resort, photographer Gary Monroe presents a collection of images that preserve his observations of this vanished time.
From the best-selling author of The Highwaymen comes the story of the group’s most prolific and most sought after painter. 65 color plates.
Filled with vibrant images of Barnhill’s unique creations, precursors to the popular landscape art of the Highwaymen and others, this book showcases a little-known artist whose inventive techniques--particularly his uranium-dye coloring--merit a place in the story of American photography.
The never-before-told story of a black female artist's hard-fought journey to provide for her family while also making a name for herself in a man's world.
The days are long past when tourists could buy an original landscape painting on the side of the road for as little as $50 dollars--sometimes before the paint dried. This book of postcards allows you to experience the thrill of owning (miniature) versions of these exquisite paintings.
The story of a group of African American landscape painters active in the '60s and '70s who are only now coming to be recognized for their distinctive vision and craft. Monroe's account includes reproductions of 63 of the Highwaymen paintings.