Art: Mechanical Muralist

Landscape gardeners, trapezists, mural painters and elephant trainers have this in common: they need a great deal of space to exhibit their wares. Mural Painter Henry Billings of Manhattan solved the problem last week by obtaining the use of a whole vacant floor in the modernistic new Squibb Building to show his designs.

The press was enthusiastic. Henry Billings' pictures average about ten by six feet apiece, all are based on modern machinery, are intended as projects for murals in factories, skyscrapers, air terminals, railway stations as yet unbuilt. It is the...

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