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Looking at Kendall Shaw’s “Sunship, for John Coltrane” Celebrating Veterans Day

  In honor of Veterans Day, we are highlighting the work of World War II veteran, Kendall Shaw! Shaw was born in New Orleans in 1924. He served in the U. S. Navy as a radioman on an SPB Dauntless dive-bomber searching for German submarines off the mid-Atlantic coast during the second world war. The…

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Looking at Richard Wilt’s “Farewell” On Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Collection at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, tells us about Richard Wilt’s painting, Farewell. Richard Wilt (1915 – 1981) was born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University) in 1938. Wilt served as a pilot in World War…

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