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MODERN OLD MASTERS

Students at Chicago's famed Art Institute depict today's sports in the styles of the past
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Fisherman by John Howard, done in the formalized style of a Persian miniature, uses the latest gear in old Eastern setting.

Hockey players after score are grouped by Artist Richard Talaber in hauntingly dramatic manner reminiscent of El Greco.

Baseball player as Russian icon painter would do him is the work of two students.

Skin-diver loaded with equipment is by Howard, in manner of Greek pottery.

Soccer players move about stiffly after ball in Melvin Gabel's Hellenistic design.

Hunter is by Caryl Seidenberg in stylized fashion of an Aegean wall painting.

SIX ILLUSTRATIONS