{ July/September 2015 Issue }

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The July/September 2015 edition of On View Magazine is now available
online. Click on the cover above or HERE to view the issue.

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{Pg. 8} Going Places: Transportation Designs from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Take a trip in style! Norton Museum of Art’s main summer exhibition, “Going Places: Transportation Designs from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection,” focuses on the art of transportation design during the mid-20th century. Avid art collector, Frederic Sharf, whose energy is legendary—and who is always on the move—has forever been fascinated by […]

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{Pg. 34} Masterworks from the International Guild of Realism

Opening September 5, 2015, Ocala’s Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida presents a stunning new exhibition recognizing achievement in contemporary realism. “Masterworks from the International Guild of Realism” consists of 70 artworks selected by a jury of peers, shaped by input from the project’s curator, David J. Wagner. Jurors responsible for selecting works […]

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{Pg. 50} No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting

A groundbreaking exhibition of Aboriginal contemporary art opens on September 17, 2015, at Pérez Art Museum Miami. “No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting” presents the work of nine trailblazing artists who were inspired by their ancient cultural traditions to forge one of the most dynamic painting movements of recent times. Comprised of more than […]

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{Pg. 62} Green Machine: The Art of Carlos Luna

One of the foremost contemporary Cuban artists, Carlos Luna is part of a generation of artists who embrace their strong Cuban heritage and traditions but have reinvented themselves along the way. Luna conveys his compelling visual narratives through detailed and richly painted canvases and mixed-media works on paper. His new show, “Green Machine: The Art […]

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{Pg. 74} Builder Levy: Appalachia USA

The Ringling Museum of Art will present a major museum exhibition of New York-based photographer Builder Levy’s work created in Appalachia. Levy started his career as a photographer capturing the civil rights movement in the early 1960s. His interest in depicting the history of social change led him to Appalachia, where African American and white […]

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{Pg. 86} 30th Annual Tallahassee International

The “Tallahassee International” is an annual, juried competition sponsored by the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts in Tallahassee and juried by faculty from the College of Fine Arts. The jurying process is blind and jurors decide on works based on their own merit with the agreement that each artist demonstrates exceptional skill within their […]

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{Pg. 102} Painted Black: The John H. Surovek Collection

Comprised entirely of paintings depicting African Americans from the pre-Civil War era through the Civil Rights era, the Museum of Art–DeLand presents the exhibition “Painted Black,” showcasing the collection of John H. Surovek, a former director of the Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences, and current art dealer and proprietor of the John H. […]

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{Pg. 114} Wayne White: Art is Supposed to Hypnotize You or Something

In conjunction with the 100-year centennial celebration of Broward County, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood commissioned internationally known and Emmy Award-winning artist, Wayne White, to create a large-scale puppet head of the county’s namesake, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward. The puppet, which was created during a 9-day artist residency at the Center, is the centerpiece […]

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{Pg. 126} Escher at the Dalí

This summer, the Dalí Museum will highlight the work of M.C. Escher, a renowned artist whose visual illusions have puzzled and delighted audiences worldwide. He is best known for his “impossible constructions” and use of  “tessellation,” in which a pattern of identical shapes is repeated over and over without any gaps or overlaps. Coming on […]

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{Pg. 128} Five Decades of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, featuring The Dandrew-Drapkin Collection

The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, continues its 50th anniversary celebration with its most expansive survey of photography to date. Featuring images from the early days of the medium to the 21st century, the exhibition reveals why photography is one of our most vibrant and popular art forms. Visitors to the show will embark […]

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{Pg. 130} Alumni Focus 2015: Commercial Success in Florida

“Alumni Focus 2015” is a biennial event at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach. The exhibition presents new work by distinguished alumni of the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies—a consortium with Daytona State College and the University of Central Florida. Since the program’s inception fifty years ago, graduates have taken their place among […]

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{Pg. 132} Ryan Sullivan

Ryan Sullivan’s solo show at ICA Miami features large-scale canvases created over the past two years, during which time the artist has explored a distinctive approach to abstraction. Utilizing non-compositional forms and an organic, even abject color palette that is alternatingly vivid, murky, and sublime, the works offer critical solutions to a world in which abstraction has […]

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