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Featured Work

Holding Hands

 - Alexander Brook
Works on Paper (INTERIOR)


Orange County Courthouse

About the Artwork

This piece, measuring approximately 12.5 x 9 inches can be found in the fourth floor north hallway.

About the Artist

Alexander Brook
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Alexander Brook began his studies at the Art Students League in 1914. Along with his first wife, Peggy Bacon, Brook was a member of the Woodstock artists’ colony from 1920-1940. He spent much of the following decade traveling between New York and Savannah, Georgia. His paintings are rendered with soft brushwork and muted, somber colors. In 1940, Life magazine hailed the American scene realist as “one of America’s best painters.” In 1945, Brook married Gina Knee and settled in Sag Harbor, New York.



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Discover Art in Central Florida!

For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them. This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area that is normally open to the public.

Look around this web site and find something that interests you. Then go see it in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring public art in Central Florida.

If, in your travels around Orange County, you come across some public art that is not listed here, please let us know so we can add it. If you are aware of additional information about art or artist that is included here, again, please let us know. Together we can make this an incredible resource for people seeking to spice up their life through exploring art.