The Highwaymen Murals: Al Black's Concrete Dreams

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By now, the story of Florida's Highwaymen - self-trained African American painters whose visions of the state were sold to travelers out of the trunks of their cars - is fairly well known. Emerging in the late 1950s and led by painters such as Alfred Hair and Harold Newton, the Highwaymen produced an astonishing number of landscapes that depict a faraway place of windswept palms, billowing clouds, placid wetlands, and lush sunsets. As demand soared, Al Black (b. 1946) emerged as a salesman par excellence. Often earning thirty-five per cent commission, he learned to paint partly from repairing damaged works that had been loaded into his car while still wet. Inevitably, the boom times went bust, Black struggled with drugs, and eventually went to prison. While in the Central Florida Reception Center, 'Inmate Black' was recognized as painter 'Al Black' after the warden read a story by St. Petersburg Times columnist Jeff Klinkenberg about the Highwaymen. Soon, with the warden's encouragement and permission, Black was painting murals throughout the prison, classic Highwaymen landscapes in unexpected venues. When he left CFRC in 2006, Black had created more than 100 murals for the Department of Corrections. "The Highwaymen Murals" is the only record of these images and a must-have for any connoisseur of their work. This is the latest volume in Gary Monroe's "Highwaymen" trilogy.

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Descrizione libro University Press of Florida, United States, 2009. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. 259 x 206 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. By now, the story of Florida s Highwaymen - self-trained African American painters whose visions of the state were sold to travelers out of the trunks of their cars - is fairly well known. Emerging in the late 1950s and led by painters such as Alfred Hair and Harold Newton, the Highwaymen produced an astonishing number of landscapes that depict a faraway place of windswept palms, billowing clouds, placid wetlands, and lush sunsets. As demand soared, Al Black (b. 1946) emerged as a salesman par excellence. Often earning thirty-five per cent commission, he learned to paint partly from repairing damaged works that had been loaded into his car while still wet. Inevitably, the boom times went bust, Black struggled with drugs, and eventually went to prison. While in the Central Florida Reception Center, Inmate Black was recognized as painter Al Black after the warden read a story by St. Petersburg Times columnist Jeff Klinkenberg about the Highwaymen. Soon, with the warden s encouragement and permission, Black was painting murals throughout the prison, classic Highwaymen landscapes in unexpected venues. When he left CFRC in 2006, Black had created more than 100 murals for the Department of Corrections. The Highwaymen Murals is the only record of these images and a must-have for any connoisseur of their work. This is the latest volume in Gary Monroe s Highwaymen trilogy. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780813033594

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Descrizione libro University Press of Florida, United States, 2009. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. 259 x 206 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. By now, the story of Florida s Highwaymen - self-trained African American painters whose visions of the state were sold to travelers out of the trunks of their cars - is fairly well known. Emerging in the late 1950s and led by painters such as Alfred Hair and Harold Newton, the Highwaymen produced an astonishing number of landscapes that depict a faraway place of windswept palms, billowing clouds, placid wetlands, and lush sunsets. As demand soared, Al Black (b. 1946) emerged as a salesman par excellence. Often earning thirty-five per cent commission, he learned to paint partly from repairing damaged works that had been loaded into his car while still wet. Inevitably, the boom times went bust, Black struggled with drugs, and eventually went to prison. While in the Central Florida Reception Center, Inmate Black was recognized as painter Al Black after the warden read a story by St. Petersburg Times columnist Jeff Klinkenberg about the Highwaymen. Soon, with the warden s encouragement and permission, Black was painting murals throughout the prison, classic Highwaymen landscapes in unexpected venues. When he left CFRC in 2006, Black had created more than 100 murals for the Department of Corrections. The Highwaymen Murals is the only record of these images and a must-have for any connoisseur of their work. This is the latest volume in Gary Monroe s Highwaymen trilogy. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780813033594

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Descrizione libro University Press of Florida. Hardback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Highwaymen Murals: Al Black's Concrete Dreams, Gary Monroe, By now, the story of Florida's Highwaymen - self-trained African American painters whose visions of the state were sold to travelers out of the trunks of their cars - is fairly well known. Emerging in the late 1950s and led by painters such as Alfred Hair and Harold Newton, the Highwaymen produced an astonishing number of landscapes that depict a faraway place of windswept palms, billowing clouds, placid wetlands, and lush sunsets. As demand soared, Al Black (b. 1946) emerged as a salesman par excellence. Often earning thirty-five per cent commission, he learned to paint partly from repairing damaged works that had been loaded into his car while still wet. Inevitably, the boom times went bust, Black struggled with drugs, and eventually went to prison. While in the Central Florida Reception Center, 'Inmate Black' was recognized as painter 'Al Black' after the warden read a story by St. Petersburg Times columnist Jeff Klinkenberg about the Highwaymen. Soon, with the warden's encouragement and permission, Black was painting murals throughout the prison, classic Highwaymen landscapes in unexpected venues. When he left CFRC in 2006, Black had created more than 100 murals for the Department of Corrections. "The Highwaymen Murals" is the only record of these images and a must-have for any connoisseur of their work. This is the latest volume in Gary Monroe's "Highwaymen" trilogy. Codice libro della libreria B9780813033594

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Descrizione libro University Press of Florida. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Hardcover. 160 pages. Dimensions: 10.2in. x 8.1in. x 1.0in.By now, the story of Floridas Highwaymen - self-trained African American painters whose visions of the state were sold to travelers out of the trunks of their cars - is fairly well known. Emerging in the late 1950s and led by painters such as Alfred Hair and Harold Newton, the Highwaymen produced an astonishing number of landscapes that depict a faraway place of windswept palms, billowing clouds, placid wetlands, and lush sunsets. As demand soared, Al Black (b. 1946) emerged as a salesman par excellence. Often earning thirty-five per cent commission, he learned to paint partly from repairing damaged works that had been loaded into his car while still wet. Inevitably, the boom times went bust, Black struggled with drugs, and eventually went to prison. While in the Central Florida Reception Center, Inmate Black was recognized as painter Al Black after the warden read a story by St. Petersburg Times columnist Jeff Klinkenberg about the Highwaymen. Soon, with the wardens encouragement and permission, Black was painting murals throughout the prison, classic Highwaymen landscapes in unexpected venues. When he left CFRC in 2006, Black had created more than 100 murals for the Department of Corrections. The Highwaymen Murals is the only record of these images and a must-have for any connoisseur of their work. This is the latest volume in Gary Monroes Highwaymen trilogy. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Codice libro della libreria 9780813033594

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