HAROLD "BUCK" WEAVER
The last mural painting to bear the name of Maynard Dixon, famed painter of the West who died in Tuscon Nov, 8, at 71, was put in place in the new Santa Fe ticket office at Sixth and Hills Sts. yesterday. It depicts the Grand Canyon. The mural, which telescopes several views of the canyon into one long, narrow composition, is suspended from the ceiling by metal rods and curved at each end. It was painted by Maynard Dixon Associates from sketches made by Dixon shortly before his death. An unusual feature of the installation is the special luminosity given by spotlights in the ceiling. The painting, which will be on view when the office opens Dec. 21, was put in place by Buck Weaver, Los Angeles artist and member of the associates. The artist's widow, Edith Hamlin Dixon, who also worked on the painting, will inspect its hanging this week.
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