Palm Beach Visual Arts

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Overview
The past and present of a vibrant arts community. From its first days as a tropical island resort, Palm Beach has attracted artists, collectors, patrons, and dealers. Founded by Henry Morrison Flagler, the art-loving oil baron, in the late nineteenth century, Palm Beach quickly attracted notables of the art world seeking inspiration and society. Palm Beach Visual Arts explores the incredible story of the island and its painters-including Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp-architects, potters, and photographers, as well as the luminaries and doyens who forged the art scene and organizations that still thrive today. This lavishly illustrated portrait explores Palm Beach as a prominent and influential locus for the arts.
Details
ISBN: 9781455622221
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Date:
State: Florida
Images: 204
Pages: 200
Dimensions: 11 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Author
Deborah Pollack discovered her appreciation for the arts at a young age. Born in Philadelphia, Pollack began dealing art as a hobby at sixteen, and this passion has followed her throughout her life. She is an art dealer, author, and speaker who has lectured and written extensively about the art of Palm Beach, Florida. Through her experience in the art world, Pollack is skilled in finding significant works of art that define the culture of an area. Pollack graduated from Temple University with a BA in art history. She has written five books, as well as several magazine and journal articles, poems, and short stories. Pollack has received awards from Florida Memorial University, the Actors’ Fund of America, and two poetry prizes from the South Florida Writers Association. After working in Pennsylvania and New York, she and her husband moved their gallery, Edward and Deborah Pollack Fine Art, to Palm Beach, where they now live.