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IN PHILADELPHIA, A PAINTER CHURNS OUT PRODUCT. AND THE ART WORLD REELS

Forty-year-old painter Stephen Keene got to work early the other day, started and completed 96 landscape paintings, went to a rock concert, then went back the next day and did 96 more. Right on schedule, he said, to finish as many as 400 paintings by the end of the week.

Since Nov. 2, Keene has worked in the window of the Goldie Paley Gallery at the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, where hordes have waited for the paint to dry on his festively colored works. He has sold all 2,000 paintings he brought with him from his studio...

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