Art: Greatest Buyers

Citizens of Aurora, 111., obtained from the Grand Central Galleries, Manhattan, a carload of 215 paintings and bronzes, and exhibited them for nine days at the Central States Exposition in Aurora. From other cities came other pictures and bronzes —enough to fill ten galleries in the art buildings of the Fair Ground. Manager Erwin S. Barrie of the Grand Central Galleries accompanied his shipment to Aurora. When he had sold 20 paintings and sculptures he declared the fair " an artistic camp meeting." Said he: " Aurora buys more paintings per capita...

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