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World renowned, British artist, Gordon Cheung has his newest exhibition on display at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens in West Palm Beach. “Gordon Cheung: New Order Vanitas” is the artist’s most recent curation of inspired floral master pieces which in total he calls “Breaking Tulips.” 

Cheung drew his inspiration from some of the most prized art pieces in the world, 17th Century Dutch and Flemish paintings. Vanitas are still life paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. 

This body of work Cheung has created is called “New Order” which pays homage to “the financial crisis of 2008 and its precursor in western economic history, the “tulip mania” which wiped out many fortunes in 1637. Cheung graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2001 and he exhibits

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Explore and behold the astounding beauty of the new exhibit “Gateways to Modernism” at the critically acclaimed Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. 

Bring your friends and family or just take yourself on an artistic journey through the halls of the Ann Norton Museum newest exhibit on display now until November 26, 2017. The exhibit offers guests a collection of stunning works under the theme of modernism. Everything from Ann’s sketches to maquettes (unfinished sculptures) to completed and wondrous sculptures and paintings can be seen on display here. 

Not only is “Gateways to Modernism” a deep and personal expression of Ann’s interpretations of art, but also it embodies and meaningful history. Not even 20

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The history of the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is a romantic one.  A wealthy industrialist, Ralph Norton, and head of the Acme Steel Company in Chicago, retired in 1939. He and his wife had acquired quite an art collection over the years.  They decided to move to West Palm Beach, Florida.

Upon moving to South Florida, the Norton’s decided to share their art collection with the community. The Norton Gallery and School of Art was built on their property. The location of gallery and school was linked to the early pioneers. Today that location is known as Pioneer Park, named for the early Lake Worth pioneers that gathered there on occasion.

Mr. Norton contracted to re-design their home and later had a special building designed to house the

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Today is the last day to experience wonder and incredible beauty at the Festival of Trees! This incredible display of art and Christmas spirit is one you must experience at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. Two whole acres of the gardens are transformed into a winter wonderland. The trees are dazzling with millions of little lights and stunning professional decorations. 

The Festival of Trees is celebrating its 10th year this holiday season. The event will feature an impressive light show, illuminated sculptures in the garden and even the pond will be decorated. For the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, this festival is the most important event of the year. It has been the most successful fundraising event for the foundation and is crucial to continuing on

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