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 - Soap Exhibit To Close On Sunday (To Be Sent to...
Soap Exhibit To Close On Sunday (To Be Sent to Cedar Rapids From Here. .. The' small-soap sculpture exhibit Irhtch has been show-ing at the De- Mtur Art Institute this month and baa attracted much interest and attention attention because of the beauty in its tpeeimens, will be on display for the list time on Sunday, Dec. 15. De- Botur will be sorry to see this exhibit leave, for there are many. Decatur persons who haven't and who can hardly afford to miss it. JUDGED BY ARTISTS. These pieces, which were 'all entries entries in a national soap carving contest, contest, were judge* by a jury of famous famous artists, including Gutson Borglum. Borglum. Stone Mountain sculptor of Stanford, Conn.; Lorado Taft, famous famous Chicago sculptor; Charles Dana Gibson,- famous artist of New York City, and R. Guy Cowan of the Cowan Cowan Pottery company of Cleveland, O. These men. all noted artists, have acclaimed the entries in his contest as specimens worthy of note. They are all very much interested in soap sculpture and are doing ,much toward toward the broad'spread of sentiment in its favor. After its showing Sunday the exhibit exhibit will be removed and sent to public library of Cedar Rapids, la., where it will be on exhibit for a time. MISS MERWIN'S EXHIBIT. Miss Hester Merwin's exhibit of splendid drawings, painting and water water colors, which has been so kindly allowed to remain in Decatur the showing of. .the soap sculpture, will also be removed Sunday after the closing hour of 6 o'clock. The exhibit will be shipped back to Louis Merwin, mother of the artist, at Bloomington, where it will be

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  1. The Decatur Daily Review,
  2. 16 Dec 1928, Sun,
  3. Page 2

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