Art: In the Galleries

¶ Last week Manhattan's Whitney Museum of American Art opened a "regional" showing of Philadelphia artists. The exhibition seemed to prove that there is no such thing as a Philadelphia "school." A bleak hospital room with red door ajar was called The Gate of Heaven by Artist Wayne Martin. Henry Cooper had a stooped oldster wheeling a cart through a narrow Paris street. A gingerbread corner store with bright green shades by Grace Thorp Gomberling was typical of Philadelphia's outskirts. Leon Kelly's Interior of a Slaughter House showed two men dwarfed...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!