200. The Wrestlers (3rd c. BC, cast 1885), Unknown Artist

Photo Caitlin Martin © 2011 for the Association for Public Art
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COACH ALRAY JOHNSON SR. was inducted into West Chester University’s Athletic Hall of Fame for wrestling in 1972, and qualified for the 1976 Olympic Trials. He serves on the executive committee of The National Wrestling Hall of Fame’s Pennsylvania Chapter.

AL GURY is an artist and teacher of anatomy, drawing, and painting. He is Chair of the Painting Department of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

ANN KUTTNER is Associate Professor of Greek, Roman and Etruscan Art in the Department of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique socio-political history, visual language, and material culture. 

Segment Producer: Marit Haahr