ARCADIA — When I first came to Arcadia, I heard people talk about The Highwaymen and what a big influence they were on the local scene. I thought to myself what a great thing that Arcadians were so beholden to Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson. Boy, was I off base, I soon found out.
The talk wasn’t about the country supergroup from the 1980s and ’90s, but a pioneering group of 26 African American artists who 50 years ago captured Florida landscapes in gorgeous paintings.
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