Sport: Football Artist

Few first-rate football coaches stay in one place long enough to become an institution. Even fewer paint desert scenes in the Southwest. Robert Carl Zuppke of the University of Illinois does not claim to be a great painter though critics filled their reviews of his one-man show of landscapes last spring in Chicago's Palmer House with awed quotations from his rugged views on Art ("Art and football are very much alike"). More important to Robert Zuppke and a majority of the inhabitants of central Illinois is the fact that in the last...

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