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Historic Hampton House Portraits

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On October 24th, 2018, at a ceremony at the Bass Art Museum, RAYMOND ELMAN received an Ellie Award from the ArtCenter / South Florida (now Oolite Arts) to create five 40 x 60 inch mixed media portraits of people (now in their 70s & 80s) who patronized The Hampton House, located in Brownsville, FL (Miami), during the 1950s and ’60s, when prominent African-American political leaders, entertainers, and athletes stayed at The Hampton House, because they were not allowed to stay in Miami Beach due to Segregation.

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Dennis Scholl: Making a Difference

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    Introduction to Dennis Scholl.  2:26 min.  Music:  Carmen Cicero. Photo & Design: Raymond Elman.   In 2017,...

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Daniel Okrent’s 2004 New York Times Column Even More Relevant Today

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  Editor’s Note:  In October 2003, Daniel Okrent was named the first public editor for the New York Times (NYT) following the Jayson Blair...

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Artists’ Mothers by Alex Rocky Ferrer

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    Shortly after Labor Day in 1970, I moved to Provincetown, Massachusetts on the northern tip of Cape Cod, the first North American...

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Talking Art & Design with Tim Rodgers

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    Introduction to Tim Rodgers.  1:40 min.  Video:  Produced by Robin Hill and provided courtesy of The Wolfsonian–FIU  ...

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