Arts: Murphy vs. Salon

An American has turned the art circles of Paris into triangles and polygons. He is Gerald Murphy, and his canvas, a "composite conception of the steamers Paris and Olympic," standing 18 feet high, is a picture of the smokestacks and bridge of an Atlantic liner. The Independent Salon at which this gigantic painting was to be shown gives over one gallery to each nation. But when Mr. Murphy's work of art arrived, it was found there would be almost no wall space left for other American artists. The painting was, therefore, hung over...

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