So if you spend $100 at any of the below local and national partners of ours, we’ll give you a $25 gift card to use when its time to visit Edison Mall once again.
Okay...what’s the first thing that comes to mind when I mention Ft. Myers? Sure the city can boast about its beaches having the greatest number of seashell varieties in North America (now you know exactly where she sells seashells by the seashore) or the highest total number of days of sunshine in Florida (266 if you’re counting) or the fact Ft. Myers was one of the first municipalities to have electric lights installed citywide in 1898 (wonder if it has anything to do with the fact Thomas Alva Edison spent his winters here).
Not me. When I think of Ft. Myers, I think of Neo-Dadaism. You know...the anti-aesthetic artistic movement of the 1950s and 1960s characterized by collage, assemblage and found materials often including popular imagery and absurdist contrast. Turns out this dude named Bob Rauschenberg lived in nearby Captiva Island and as a result, the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Florida Southwestern State College has one of the largest collections in the world.
So to honor this great antiestablishment artist and his genre, I’m going to create my own Rauschenberg-esque Well Picked Goods collage. Here goes...