Arts: Controversial Art

Such a high court of culture as the U. S. Customs Bureau last week notified Rumanian Sculptor Constantin Brancusi that his statuary is not Art. This ultimatum followed long and learned discussions on the part of inspectors and it orders. Brancusi to pay a 40% import duty on about $10,000 worth of sculpture which he has disposed of in this country.

The situation now stands with Sculptor Brancusi paying government duty on his "articles" labeled NOT ART at the prices they fetched as Art. Paul Morand, French writer, said of one of the...

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