Art: International Exhibition

Visitors to the 26th Annual International Exhibition of Paintings, now in its second week at the Pittsburgh Carnegie Institute (TIME, Oct. 24), talked to one another about an old Scotsman. John Kane, housepainter of Pittsburgh, was known to some of the townspeople whose houses he had painted; critics had never heard his name. Some of the townspeople who remembered his long, bony face, his big, brown, scaly hands, remembered also hearing that when John Kane had finished with swabbing clapboard or pillar, he would go home and paint pictures in his bedroom....

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