Arts: In Italy

Signor Mussolini has not even yet announced the gifted men who will compose the new Italian Academy; but, last week, the offiicial press keynoted the Academy's program:

"Every foreign influence in art and culture will be combated to the last ditch, the principal ones being the American movies, German architecture and French modern literary modes. No artistic work will receive approval unless it is 100% Italian in style and inspiration.

"In addition to outlawing Bohemianism, one of the academy's first tasks will be curbing all forms of private patronage of art and culture,...

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