Spring brings lots of new gallery shows. Here are three examples of the diversity you'll find throughout our region.
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There's lots going on around the area but here are two arts events in St. Petersburg this weekend you'll want to consider.
TARPON SPRINGS — When we visit an art exhibition, some of our pleasure with it is subliminal: The way in which it's presented to us is a big part of our perception of it.
If Trenton Doyle Hancock didn't have such a whimsical style, his art would be terrifying. He has become known, admired and awarded for drawings, paintings, sculptures and performances that chronicle an epic mythology he has created. In it, good and evil, darkness and light, battle for supremacy in the form of characters …
Ruby Bridges became a civil rights icon when she was 6. Yet she didn't realize it for decades.
ST. PETERSBURG — Michel Delgado, a soft-spoken artist who creates powerful mixed-media paintings, won his first Best of Mainsail award and $10,000 at the 40th annual Mainsail Art Festival. It validates an already successful career and recognition by private collectors around the world.
TAMPA — Ruby Bridges couldn't have imagined the millions of lives she would change that day, Nov. 14, 1960, when U.S. marshals walked her into first grade. Nor was it likely Norman Rockwell anticipated the effect his painting of those historic steps would have.
Visitors to this year's Mainsail Art Festival will find the beloved and familiar mix at work. But specific artists? You never know.