ART: Flower Pots

As a gardener, Mrs. Johanna Knowles Woodwell Hailman is the semiofficial guardian of Pittsburgh parks. She has had a hybrid amaryllis and a yellow calceolaria named in her honor. As an able artist, blunt, bulky, bossy Mrs. Hailman (whose inherited wealth comes from wholesale hardware) frequently gets paintings into Pittsburgh's Carnegie International, where her Spider Lilies last month was called "brash, big, garish" by Edward Alden Jewell of the New York Times. Each autumn, as head of the citizens' committee that manages Phipps Conservatory in Schenley Park, Mrs. Hailman puts on a...

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