The artist, who turns 89 on May 22, is one of Maryland’s most respected painters.
May 20, 2012 Artist Simon (Sy) Mohr is turning 89. He had a celebration at his home with Maryland and Prince George's County officials, art experts and buyers, gathering to celebrate his painting and his birthday. Ken Shilling, left, of Glendale gives Mohr a welcome hug at the start of the event. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post
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