Art: Philadelphia Program

An old gentleman with a long white beard and brown dressing gown, dropping a festoon of red paper on a plaster foot and a jumble of wire, was stopping the sidewalk traffic on Philadelphia's busy Chestnut Street last week. He was in a window of Blum's department store, and across the street in Wanamaker's windows were some equally strange displays. Philadelphia's radio station KYW broadcast two haywire programs called "Love on Wheels" and "Love is a Dream," and Philadelphia's newspapers were filled with angry letters-to-the-editor. The answer was that Surrealism had come to Philadelphia. At the Pennsylvania Museum of Art was...

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