Art: Last of a Mural

Whatever became of all those WPA murals? Artist Bernard Zakheim, who had painted one, found out last week what had happened to his. Visiting the University of California Medical School in San Francisco, Zakheim came upon a man busily pasting wallpaper over his mural history of medicine in California. After urging the paperhanger to desist, he bustled desperately off to find the dean of the college. Sorry, said the dean, "they are very interesting, but ... for years now faculty members have complained. The murals distract students attending lectures."


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