Science: Captive Artists

Professor Nicholas Roerich, Russian painter, archeologist, mystic, delights in huge canvases and brilliant colors. His gnarled and twisted monsters, weird dwarfs, beautiful fairy princesses march in gorgeous pageant across the walls of his exhibits. Four years ago Painter Roerich gathered together some scientifically-minded artist friends, his wife, his son George, (Harvard Orientalist) and set out on an expedition into Asia to get inspiration and information about tribal customs and religions. For three years he kept in touch with the home office, his Roerich...

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