Arts: Bellows' Christ

Besides its demonstrations, the New Society is holding its fifth annual exhibition—two hundred examples of painting, drawing and sculpture by the so-called radical group of 48 who broke away from the principles of the Academy. The exhibition is striking enough, Goyaesque in coloring and generally bizarre in conception.

There are major contributions by Rockwell Kent, George Luks, Randall Davey, John Sloan, Maurice Sterne, Gari Melchers, William J. Glackens, George Bellows.

The piece de resistance for the critics was Bellows' Crucifixion. There, set amid violent lights and shadows, with "portentous storm clouds swirling...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!