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Our Top 6 Artwork Picks of the Week

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This week we have scoured through our collections and found our very favorite pieces. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Come visit us at our gallery in Winter Park to see our favorites in person and find your favorites!   1. Blue Swan Artist: Elena Bond Year: Unknown Medium: Unique Hand… continue reading »

10 Bizarre Facts You Might Not Know About Salvador Dalí

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When people hear Salvador Dalí’s name nowadays we think “artist” but it wasn’t only Dalí’s art that help his name to become a house hold name like it is today. He was considered one of the most famous men of the 20th century for more than a few reasons. Obviously his art is iconic, but… continue reading »

Food and Art Combined

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Who doesn’t love good food and good art? So why not combine them! When people think of Orlando they often think of Disney, theme parks, and tourism. Those who live in Orlando know that we have much more than that going for us. We are a creative city always coming up with new ideas and… continue reading »

Exhibition Review: Art des Femmes

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Baterby’s Art Gallery kicked off the newest exhibition with great spirit on Thursday, May 28th. The works of talented artists Elena Bond, Joanne Netting, Charles Lee, Pino, Leonor Fin, Dorit Levi, Gary Benfield and many more where displayed, all of whom captured womanhood and the feminine aura of women with impeccable skill. If we missed… continue reading »

Interview with Virginia Arakelian

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Virginia Arakelian's Lazy Bird
Every year, Baterbys Art Gallery hosts a Local Artist Competition to give one local artist the opportunity to display their artwork in our gallery. We have been extremely lucky in the past with our winners; not only are they all incredibly talented, they are all equally as friendly and fun to work with. Virginia Arakelian, our… continue reading »

Happy 4th of July!

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With the 4th of July right around the corner, what would be better than a blog post celebrating Peter Max, one of our most patriotic artists that we feature in the gallery? Not only is Max’s artwork beautiful to look at, a lot of his pieces reveal a great depth of pride and heroic nature… continue reading »

Orlando’s most distinguished Hispanic artist, Ivaldo Robles, Painting Live at Baterbys

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Baterbys Art Gallery, number one art gallery in Orlando, FL., Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month at their gallery in the Winter Park Village Shopping Center. What would be a better way to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month than to be surrounded by Hispanic food, artwork, and kindred spirits? Baterbys will be holding a Spanish fiesta… continue reading »

Baterbys’ Local Artist Competition

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Guest deciding who to vote for
Baterbys hosted a Local Artist Competition this past Friday to give one talented artist in the Winter Park/Orlando area the opportunity to display their artwork in the gallery! We had quite a successful turnout with over 150 guests attending and placing votes for their favorite artist. We were very lucky to have 5 amazing artists… continue reading »

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory

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Photograph of Salvador Dali
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory (1952-54) by Dali is an oil on canvas re-creation of his original work The Persistence of Memory (1931). In this version, the landscape from the first painting has been engulfed by water. Disintegration of objects is occurring above and below the water. The landscape of Cadaqués is now suspended above… continue reading »

The Great Fathers Behind the Artists

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Salvador Dalí
With Father’s Day right around the corner, Baterbys Art Gallery is taking a moment to commemorate the supportive fathers that allowed their sons to grow in their artistic abilities and become the world-renowned artists that we know and love today! Salvador Dalí From an early age, Salvador Dalí was producing extremely sophisticated drawings. His parents strongly supported his… continue reading »