Last week the School of Fine Arts of New York University was resurrected.
Samuel F. B. Morse, whose telegraph distracted the public's attention from the fact that he was an outstanding painter of the 19th Century, held the chair of Fine Arts from 1832 to 1872, when it lapsed at his death.
The chair and a complete art department has been reinstituted by
Colonel Michael Friedsam, department store owner, and the Altman Foundation.
Professor Fiske Kimball, former head of the School of Fine Arts, University of Virginia, will be director, and courses will be given by...