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THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE

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The Fairman Rogers Four-in Hand
"The Fairman Rogers Four-in Hand," depicts a carriage ride in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park, one of the many works discussed in THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE. The program, produced by WHYY/Philadelphia, will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings). Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Fairman Rogers
Reenactment of Eakin's famous painting "Fairman Rogers" featured in the program THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE, a production of WHYY/Philadelphia. The program will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings). Photo by Dufor Photographers.

The Pair-Oared Shell
"The Pair-Oared Shell," shows sculling on the Schuylkill River, one of Eakin's favorite subjects. THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE, produced by WHYY/Philadelphia, will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings). Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

woman drawing Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts student
A current student at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts drawing in one of the same studios in which Thomas Eakins taught. THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE, produced by WHYY/Philadelphia, will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings). Photo by Raymond Holman.

Eakins at 40 Thomas Eakins at 40
THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE examines the life and paintings of the 19th century artist, seen here in his self-portrait, "Thomas Eakins at 40." THOMAS EAKINS, produced by WHYY/Philadelphia, will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings). Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Blythe Danner Blythe Danner
Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner narrates THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE, a look into the work of the world-famous painter. THOMAS EAKINS, produced by WHYY/Philadelphia, will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings).

Eakins at age 35-40 Thomas Eakins at age 35-40
THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE examines the life and paintings of the 19th century artist, pictured here at age 35-40. THOMAS EAKINS, produced by WHYY/Philadelphia, will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings). Photo courtesy of Charles Bregler' Thomas Eakins Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.

MOTION STUDY MOTION STUDY: male nude, standing jump to right
"MOTION STUDY: male nude, standing jump to right", is actually Eakins himself and is one of the many works featured in THOMAS EAKINS: SCENES FROM MODERN LIFE, a production of WHYY/Philadelphia. The program will be broadcast on PBS June 16, 2002, at 10 pm (check local listings). Photo courtesy of Charles Bregler' Thomas Eakins Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.


Press Contacts: April, 2002
Les Schecter
L.S. Public Relations, Inc.
212-586-2600
prschecter@netscape.net

For WHYY:
Art Ellis
215-351-1262
aellis@whyy.org

Nessa Forman
215-351-1265
nforman@whyy.org

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