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Pollak painting on the beach at Martha's Vineyard Island, Edgartown, Massachusetts.
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Having trained at the progressive Art Student's League of New York, Pollak was a strong believer in the educational value of the nude figure. However, Dean Hibbs knew that the then-conservative Richmond majority would condemn the college's use of…
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Based on the unexpectedly high enrollment and success of Pollak's daytime painting class in September, 1928, Dr. Hibbs allowed Pollak to add both an evening class and children's class to her schedule. The children's class was held on Saturday…
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Here, Pollak stands in front of her painting, Painter's Porch, at the opening night of the Virginia Museum of Fine Art's Virginia Artists Biennial Exhibition of 1971.
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Pollak with her painting, Little Miss Goldsby, at her studio on West Franklin Street, Richmond.
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