Art: Posture

U. S. realism bores Parisians, German realism irritates them, Belgian Congo superrealism shocks them. Hanging in the private Gallerie Sur Realist on Mont Parnasse last week was a painting by a Congo Negro of a Congo Negro in a peculiar posture, nude except for a string of beads and a rope of silver ornaments. Parisian women, profoundly shocked, demanded that the unsightly painting be removed. Police investigated, ousted it from the public eye.

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