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Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern: An Exhibition at University of Pennsylvania

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By Susan Lewis-WRTI

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Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern: An Exhibition at Penn through February 13th

Philadelphia, PA – Susan Lewis considers 20th-century sculptor Wharton Esherick, who changed the way people thought of furniture and art. An exhibition at the University of Pennsylvania explores Esherick's evolution and the artistic community in Philadelphia that nurtured him. The show runs through February 13, 2011.