{ July/September 2014 Issue }

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The July/September 2014 edition of On View Magazine is now available
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{Pg. 38} I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America

Visionary designer, Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958), expressed his dynamic vision of America’s future in innovative, streamlined designs for everything from household appliances to urban utopias. He played a significant role in shaping not only modern America but also the nation’s image of itself as innovator and leader into the future. In the first major exploration […]

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{Pg. 50} Gone With the Wind: Reel to Real

The Orange County Regional History Center’s exhibition, “Gone with the Wind: Reel to Real,” commemorates the 75th anniversary of one of the most popular films ever made. At the time of its release in 1939, “Gone with the Wind” was the longest sound movie ever shown in theaters (3 hours, 45 minutes, with an intermission) and […]

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{Pg. 68} Beatriz Milhazes: Jardim Botânico

Known for her colorful, kaleidoscopic collages, prints, paintings, and installations, Brazilian abstract artist, Beatriz Milhazes, is inspired by Latin American and European traditions. The reoccurring arabesque motifs present in her work are inspired by Brazilian lacework, carnival decoration, music, and Colonial baroque architecture. The balance of harmony and dissonance in her work references work by […]

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{Pg. 82} Outside the Box: Installation by Florida Artists

For its third Biennial celebration, The Appleton Museum of Art presents the juried exhibition, “Outside the Box: Installation by Florida Artists,” which opens July 19, 2014 and runs through October 19, 2014. Putting a new spin on a centuries-old concept, the show brings together large-scale works by eight installation artists selected from more than thirty entries […]

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{Pg. 94} When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South

In a wild and vibrant new show at the Museum of Art/Fort Lauderdale, “outsider” art masterpieces explore and challenge our perceptions of “black art.” “When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South,” organized by The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, and curated by Thomas J. Lax, considers the category of outsider […]

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{Pg. 108} Portraits & Places: Selections from FMoPA’s Permanent Collection

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) is a cultural gem in Tampa. Now settled in its new home, the Cube at Rivergate Plaza, the museum is situated in the core of the Downtown Tampa Arts District—a stunning and appropriate setting for this innovative organization. With important exhibits by such esteemed artists as Platon, Dorothea […]

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{Pg. 8} Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

The Orlando Museum of Art presents the inaugural exhibition of the “Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art,” an invitational exhibition honoring 10 of the most progressive and exciting artists working in the State today. The award and invitational exhibition recognizes the achievement and potential of these artists and encourages their continued innovation and […]

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{Pg. 120} DeLand, Florida: How Fine Art Became Local

Fine art resides not only in the cosmopolitan cities. It lived, as we saw in the recent movie, “The Monument Men,” in the many villages of Europe. Right now, we are seeing it living on the periphery of Orlando, Florida. Home to Stetson University, DeLand is forty minutes north of the regional core of downtown Orlando. […]

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