Art: A Year Abroad

"Now take a boy from the Midwest, from Ponca City, Okla., for instance. Teach him to speak Italian, then put him in an apartment that is 20 years older than his own country's government. Put this apartment in the center of Rome about a block from where Julius Caesar was killed, where from his studio window he can see the church in which the first act of Tosca takes place. Let him become close friends with several Italian families. Let him visit the major museums and cities of Europe, and live the last three months in Venice."

Ponca City-born Robert Camblin thus...

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