Florida Highwaymen art show coming to Lake Worth

Art Link International is scheduled to open a big show of Florida Highway paintings July 28 at the Palm Beach Art, Antique & Design Center.

The show is curated by Art Link International’s Howard Brassner, a Florida Highway expert. The show will feature more than 150 paintings by the Highwaymen, a group of 26 self-taught black artists from the 1950s to the 1980s who depicted the Florida landscape and sole work door to door or from trunks of their cars.

Al Black, an original Highwayman, and Kevin Hair, son o the late Highwayman Alfred Hair, will exhibit new paintings and attend the show July 28-30. The painting will remain on view through Aug. 13.

Hours are 4-10 p.m., July 28; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 29; noon-5 p.m. July 30 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays Aug. 1-13.

The Center is on 500 N. Dixie Highway.


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