Sarasota's unique curbside culture

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Sarasota's unique curbside culture

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Title:
Sarasota's unique curbside culture
Series Title:
Hampton Dunn collection
Creator:
Dunn, Hampton
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 online resource (2 p.) : ill. ;

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Subjects / Keywords:
Public art -- Florida -- Sarasota ( lcsh )
Description and travel -- Sarasota (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Genre:
non-fiction ( marcgt )

Notes

Abstract:
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes statuary, bought by John Ringling, that lined U.S. 41 outside of Sarasota.
General Note:
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 28, 2010).
General Note:
At head of title: Photouring Florida.
Original Version:
Hampton Dunn collection Box 340 Folder 22
Statement of Responsibility:
by Hampton Dunn.

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Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
002221818 ( ALEPH )
650509248 ( OCLC )
D33-0181 ( USFLDC DOI )
d33.181 ( USFLDC Handle )

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k12 SARASOTA'S UNIQUE CURBSIDE CULTURE By HAMPTON DUNN SARASOTA --Travelers entering Sarasota from the North on U. S. 41 are de lightfully surprised to see outstanding statuary greeting them from the center of the busy highway. They may join others in tha nking circus magnate John Ringling for adding this splendid touch of outdoor culture to high toned community. There are statues of lions, cherubs, Greek gods and other exciting figures spaced in the parkway of the main drag, as well as out on St. Armand's Key where Ringling speculated in real es tate during the Florida boom. Other statuary is loaned to New College here, adding to the cultural atmosphere of that institution. An official of the Ringling Museum of Art reports that town planners realize the on ly products of man which can attract the tourist as the beauties of nature do are works of art. Public works of art are not only attractive to tourists in terms of visual experiences they offer, this official says, but are concrete indica tions of the cult ural environment of the town in which they exist. In September, 1925, Ringling and Sam Gumpertz met Swiss art dealer Julius W. Boehler in Germany. They visited Venice, Rome, Naples, Florence, Madrid, Barcelona and other cities where Ringling bought tons o f marble columns, polished stone, and terra cotta, hand carved doorways and quantities of statuary. One piece, which be came a landmark in the Ringling museum was a bronze cast of Michelangelo's statue of David. There are 366 statues at the museum, ranging in size from three footers to the 16 foot David.

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