Art in Harness

March 30, 1959
March 30, 1959

Table of Contents
March 30, 1959

Art In Harness
An A For Darrall
Motor Sports
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Art in Harness

To celebrate the rise of harness racing from the folksy intimacy of country fairs to the status of year-round national pastime, officers of Chicago's May wood Park Trotting Assn. sponsor an art competition, harnessing, so to speak, art to trotting. Here are some of the best, a few of which hang in Maywood's clubhouse.

This is an article from the March 30, 1959 issue

"AFTER THE WARM UP," groom covers horse in this oil by Katherine Grace.

"MERRY-GO-ROUND," Walter Parke termed his painting of horses in homestretch.

Wide-angled view intrigued Artist Phoebe Moore in work sold to socialite.

"THE BLACKSMITH," a watercolor also by Miss Moore, won the "also ran" award.

Wire sculpture by Nancy Frederick is now owned by Martin King of Chicago.

"SULKY," by Charles Wood, 1957 winner, is in the Maywood permanent collection.