Rodfather
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"In the early 1950's through the 1980's a group of twenty-six African-American artists known as the 'Florida Highwaymen' used vivid and bright colors to display the beautiful untouched Florida landscape. The Florida Highwaymen painted wind-bent palm trees, serene sunsets, churning oceans and bright red Poinciana trees." These artists made as little as $20 per painting (sometimes doing one in less than 30-minutes) as they were bought & used for decor in the cheaper, roadside motels when tourists and snowbirds drove to South Florida.

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