Sunday, November 12, 2006

National Gallery Scores Masterpiece by Eakins -

This sounds like insider trading at best. The real question is, why did Jefferson University decide to give up it's patrimony. Is it that art no longer is part of medicine? Perhaps Jefferson is merely a technical school removed from the classical idea of education.

National Gallery Scores Masterpiece by Eakins - "'This is the Holy Grail of American painting,' said John Wilmerding, former deputy director at the National Gallery. A member of the gallery's board, Wilmerding is also a consultant to Alice Walton. 'It is monumental in its ambition and shows the triumph of the individual.'"


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