Fine Art in Key West
As the weather cools down in the tropics and the holiday stress heats up, our luxury resort is the perfect place to getaway. Plan on taking a break from one of our intimate pool lounges, to head into town to shop for the perfect addition to your art collection. Art inspires us and brings joy. What better way to prolong the intoxicating feeling of vacation, than by strolling the historic architecture of Key West galleries.
Key West has been a home and inspiration to some of the world’s greatest artists for over two hundred years. Their work can be seen in galleries and museums across our island paradise, and while there are truly too many to cover, here are some places to start. There is no better gift for any holiday, than one that holds memories of a magical destination.
Lik Fine Art is a gallery of photographer Peter Lik’s work. Walking across the gallery’s Brazilian ebony floors sets a soothing tone for your journey into the beautiful world of Peter Lik’s undying tribute to the warm, local waters at this tropical getaway from mainland distractions in the heart of Old Town.
Jay Shaffer and Guy Vincent are interested in connecting artists with art collectors and art enthusiasts at Wyland Gallery, creating the perfect destination for finding a unique piece of art in the Florida Keys. Their art ranges from paintings, bronze sculptures, and lucite sculptures.
Zazoo Fine Art Gallery is an eclectic selection of entertainment fine art, from their diverse gallery of original and signed lithographs to 60’s and 70’s music artists like the Beatles and Grateful Dead. They carry an impressive collection of original artwork by artists around the world as well as photographs of famous musicians such as Springsteen, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and more. Take your time to look around and have a conversation with the owners about your interests, you might learn a new fascinating tidbit or two.
Fine tribal and native artwork from around the world, including handmade rugs, African artifacts, and Indonesian furniture can be found at Archeo Gallery on Upper Duval Street. Here, you will find ancient art for modern life. Also part of the vibrant Upper Duval Street art scene is The Alan Maltz Gallery, located in an historic wood frame building. Alan Maltz is considered one of Florida’s most respected fine art photographers. His stunning photos of Florida wildlife, landscapes, architecture, and life are in many public and private collections.
Stone Soup Gallery is a small, tasteful gallery in the White Street arts district featuring talented local artists.
Last, but certainly not least, representing many of Key West’s most known and relevant contemporary artists, is the newly opened Jag Gallery. The gallery opened in 2020 by one of Key West’s talented artists, Letty Nowak. Inside the brightly lit inviting space you will find incredible works, you will quickly see why it has become THE place for art collectors.
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