On the Radar: Bob Preston: A Life in Photographs and Patricia Preston Warren: I Am my Father's Daughter at The [email protected]

formal approach to image-making, finding beauty in everyday objects, like a statue of a horse mottled with chipped paint and lichen. Preston Warren conceived of the father-daughter exhibition as a tribute to her father, who died two years ago but lives on in photographs. (Pictured: "Gloved Hands and Clock" by Bob Preston) Bob Preston: A Life in Photographs and Patricia Preston Warren: I Am My Father’s Daughter, July 9-24 with an opening reception Fri., July 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S., St. Petersburg, studio620.org. —Megan Voeller

Welcome to On the Radar, where we preview upcoming events to mark your calendars for. Beginning tomorrow, the [email protected] offers a tale of two Prestons with exhibitions of black-and-white photography by former St. Petersburg Times shooter Bob Preston and color photography by his daughter, Patricia Preston Warren, a visual artist who works in digital imaging, among other media.

More than 50 of the elder Preston’s iconic images of downtown St. Petersburg and a couple of Tampa — including two captured during Gasparilla of 1947, the first pirate fest staged following a moratorium on the event during WWII — invite visitors to journey back to the 1940s through the 1960s. Around 40 mostly color images by Preston Warren take a more

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