The undervalued force behind the Highwaymen phenomenon Alfred Hair: Heart of the Highwaymen is a long-awaited testament to the life and work of a painter whose energy and creativity were foundational to the success of his fellow African American artists during the era of Jim Crow segregation. From the author, Gary Monroe: Alfred Hair arrived … Continue reading Images from Alfred Hair
Visit http://www.upf.com for big discounts on ALL University Press of Florida books in our Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale! Order before June 19 with code MDG16 to receive 20-40% off your order plus $1 per book shipping. You can also place your order by calling 800.226.3822. All orders will receive a FREE "color your own Florida landscape" … Continue reading Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale
Adults are buying more coloring books than ever these days, and they are not for sons or daughters or nieces and nephews. They are buying them for themselves. We wanted to join in on the coloring fun! Enter E.G. Barnhill, a photographer living in St. Petersburg in the early 1900s, who hand-tinted black and white photographs … Continue reading Color Your Own Florida Landscape!
One month's already gone from the new year, but not without some amazing reviews for our authors! The books our authors have worked so hard on have been in the news over 50 times in just a few weeks. We've highlighted just a few of those reviews below so that you can help us celebrate their … Continue reading January Review Roundup: Kicking off the New Year
Three themes unite the books within our roundup this month: conservatives, conservation, and connection. Yet the titles included vary widely from cookbooks to scholarly studies. We hope this range will help in your gift hunting endeavors! To top it off, all of the books below are discounted in our 2014 Holiday Sale. Apply code XM14 at … Continue reading November Review Roundup: Conservatives, Conservation, and Connection
Today we proudly publish Mary Ann Carroll: First Lady of the Highwaymen by fine arts professor and photographer Gary Monroe. His new book features color plates of Mary Ann Carroll’s most famous landscape paintings and tells the never-before-told story of her hard-fought journey to provide for her family and make a name for herself in a man’s world. Carroll … Continue reading Mary Ann Carroll: First Lady of the Highwaymen
Collectors, Collections, and Collecting the Arts of China: Histories and Challenges Edited by Jason Steuber, with Guolong Lai “Essential reading for anyone interested in how the passion of collecting, that pursuit of beautiful and compelling objects, contributed to the formation of our present-day understanding and appreciation of Chinese art.”—Kris Imants Ercums, Curator of Asian Art, … Continue reading Collectors, Collections, and Collecting the Arts of China