Art: Baseball with a Brush

Baseball with a Brush Philadelphia's Tom Meehan is a young (29) artist who loves baseball so much that he has worked for the past two years at putting it on canvas. In a Philadelphia gallery last week. Painter Meehan was showing off the results of his concentration—22 brightly colored studies of the Philadelphia Phillies. Consensus: Painter Meehan might have missed a home run, but he had at least cracked a clean single.

Instead of settling for the sport illustrator's poster realism, Meehan filled his paintings with blurred, dusty action as seen through the eyes of an impressionist.

He showed his Phillies hurtling into...

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