Arts: Hardship

Germany bitterly resists the invasion of her coal fields, but not, apparently, of her studios. The younger painters still follow the lead of Paris modernists, in spite of propaganda and the mutter of the Ruhr. According to foreign critics, German art today is French. But art of any sort exists with difficulty in Berlin. Statistics recently published show that nine-tenths of the painters and sculptors face starvation. The situation has reached a crisis—which the government ignores. The only help, thus far, has come from America. Munich and Vienna duplicate Berlin. Hundreds of...

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