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  • About "John Ferris: Untitled, Small Structure #2"

    I have had the pleasure to study and learn from John Ferris. He was one of the best art teachers. John showed me a new way of looking at the world. He found objects with interest and history to juxtapose and create a composition. He had us look not simply at the subject matter but to see and feel t

    Allison Zito
  • About "Helen Corson Hovenden : Martha Hovenden and Her Dog"

    Dear Woodmere, Please know that Martha grew up to become a wonderful artist, inspired by her parents. She made a portrait of me from life when I was seven years old, and I remember sitting for her as she sketched. As a member of the artist’s family, I want to thank you for doing such a great job

    Skip Corson
  • About "Stan Merz"

    I studied with Stan Merz at PAFA for many years: an incredible person and teacher. Would enjoy seeing more of Stan's work and Stan, himself.

    Sandra Milner
  • About "as Kelly’s husband Rainier III Marian Anderson (left) speaks with Grace Kelly at the Crystal Ball at the Philadelphia Museum of Art"

    Dear Mr. Valerio, My husband and I are Woodmere members and thoroughly enjoyed the Mosley Exhibition during a visit yesterday. However, I think a case of mistaken identity has occurred regarding the gentleman in the photo of Princess Grace and Marian Anderson. I do not know who he is (a policeman o

    Ramona Salotti
  • About "Philadelphia Demonstrators protesting Girard College’s segregationist admissions policy"

    that looks like kenneth abdus salaam next to the brother with the umbrella....kenneth would possibly know who some of the others were

    joanne scott-johnson
  • About "Alice Mursoch Wiler: The Back Door"

    Mary, My Grandmother was Alice Virginia O'Neill Ripp she was 1st cousins of Alice Murdoch Wiler. I have one of her paintings in my home. My Mother does as well. Yes she was a great talent. John Breslin

    John Breslin