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  • About "Patricia Brock Ingersoll: Styrofoam Cups"

    This is excellent, negotiating the fine line of reporting pure observation and the intelligence that comes from a lifetime of careful looking and invention. I love looking at this drawing.

  • About "Samuel Joseph Brown: Wash Girl"

    As I recall Sam Brown taught Commercial Art in the Philadelphia Public School system at Dobbins Vocational High School. In the fall of 1967 I entered the two-year post high school program at Dobbins to pursue commercial art. As a teacher Sam Brown made a memorable impression on me not only for his

    Clarence Morgan
  • About "Earl Horter: Rainy Night, Chinatown"

    I saw this aquatint at the PMA's Mad for Modernism show and instantly fell in love. I kept being drawn back to it until we finally left the museum. Wish prints were available so I could enjoy it every day.

    Carol Jenkins O'Neill
  • About "George Oberteuffer: A Bit of Gloucester"

    Oberteuffer and Henry O. Tanner both studied at PAFA in the late 19th century and remained friends when both were in France. When the artist, Laura Wheeler (Waring) visited Tanner while on her Cresson travel grant, Tanner gave her a letter of introduction to Oberteuffer, remarking that he knew Ober

    Valerie Harris
  • About "Severo Antonelli: Within the Walls"

    I am a current student at Antonelli Institute. I must say, I am honored to be attending this fine institute. It's teachers are wonderful and everything is a great experience. I am honored to look at his art.

    Kari Herren
  • About "Mildred Bunting Miller: Women Changing"

    "Women changing" is plainly not the author's title but a descriptive label. These are three pubescent girls of 12-13. It would be better to relabel it as "Girls Changing"