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Morris Kantor
Baseball at Night
37 x 47 1/4 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Morris Kantor

Although the specifics of city and field are unknown, Baseball at Night is a familiar scene. Enthusiastic spectators fill the bleachers, and the U.S. flag hangs languidly in the calm night air. In the very anonymity of the scene Kantor captures a slice of American life—everyone's game is played by everyone's hometown team.