Sam Maitin's art

Much of Maitin's work still cuts a colorful swath through Philadelphia, even if now passersby sometimes greet the work without knowing of the soul that produced it. Friends and colleagues gathered Feb. 26 at Woodmere Art Museum to tell Sam Maitin stories, an event that nicely argued that even if the artist has departed, the art remains a powerful agent for community. Hear more from people who knew the artist or his work.