On December 1, 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was implemented following the arrest of Rosa Parks on that day. Fliers were distributed in black neighborhoods by Jo Ann Robinson of the Women's Political Movement, and the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA), led by Dr, Martin Luther King, met to prepare a statement to the city demanding equal seating and... (art by Ernie Barnes).
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Monument in Right Feet Major by Todji Kurtzman was inspired by the towering skyscrapers of NYC and the young artists that the sculptor knew at that time who were doing the work to rise to the heights of their potential. This statue can be found near the intersection of Central Blvd. and Eola Dr. by Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando. | See Art Orlando
The Gates Nov 20, 2014 7 PM In February 2005, artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude installed 7,500 arches (gates) with orange cloth curtains that waved and billowed along the walkways in Central Park. The Gates stood for 16 days, the first one unfurled by Mayor Bloomberg, who championed the project. Archival footage shows pro-and-con debates and various mayors and commissions turning down the project. In the end, art dwarfs the naysayers.