Alfred Hair, Harold Newton, Al Black, James Gibson and Mary Ann Carroll were all part of the original Highwaymen.
Photos by Gary Monroe
September 19, 2012 The Highwaymen were a group of African-American artists in the '60s and '70s who sold idyllic paintings by the roadside of Florida's Route 1. Back then, they nearly saturated the market with their pictures, but today their work is sought after by the likes of Steven Spielberg and Michelle Obama.
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