The Spring Salon of the conservative Societé des Artistes Franç is opened at the Grand Palais with the rumble of temperament customary at a Parisian Exhibition. F. A. Bridgman, dean of American artists in France, found his canvases hung in a corner so dark as almost to be indiscernible. Another American exhibitor removed all his items. Mario de Goyon, French artist, found one of his pictures lying in a corner, entirely forgotten.

The influence of the forthcoming Olympic games is noticeable, most particularly in the sculpture; the nude male figure, in sporting...

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