Currents

The Circle is Unbroken “Jane Piper and Her Circle: Three GenĀ­erations of Painters in Philadelphia” will open at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, on Saturday November 4 [2000]. Featuring more than one hundred and twenty-five paintings and works on paper, the exhibition expands a traveling retrospective of works by the Philadelphia painter and teacher Jane Piper...
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The World of Jane Piper

Jane Piper (1916-1991), recognized by colleagues and critics alike as one of Philadelphia’s foremost painters and teachers, enjoyed a career that spanned fifty years and included thirty-five solo shows. Her works, mostly still lifes, combined figurative and abstract elements. She has been described as an “instinctive individualist,” and her independent spirit characterized her...
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Letters to the Editor

Place in History Thank you for the very insightful article about my father, Jock Yablonski, in the Winter 2001 edition, “Living For Reform.” Kenneth C. Wolensky’s research and writing skills do great justice to his memory. As a son who lost his parents and sister, the article brought back extremely painful memories. On the other hand, it is very satisfying to see my...
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Quita Brodhead – New Horizons for a New Century

I’ve been through a great many phases of painting that certainly don’t resemble each other,” says painter Quita Brodhead. “It always worries me to think that perhaps I was just skipping around and jumping, but when you really look at my paintings, there is a thread of continuity that goes through them all. I developed along that thread.” This spring, Quita Brodhead...
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