Biographer Eugene R. Gaddis, author of Magician of the Modern: Chick Austin and the Transformation of the Arts in America, shares insights on The Ringling’s first Executive Director – the visionary who transformed Sarasota.
The Collecting Recollections series features fascinating people with fascinating stories to tell: about their lives, the Museum, the Circus, Sarasota – and more. Don’t miss these intriguing, informal and informative interview sessions.
Collecting Recollections is made possible in part through the generosity of Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Foundation Trust.
“Eugene Gaddis with Apparition, etc., by Salvador Dali, 1938, purchased by Chick Austin in 1939.”