Art: Academy

Like New York's lamented Bank of United States, the National Academy of Design impresses men of simple faith by the grandiose sound of its name. Again like the Bank of U. S. it has long been heartily damned by the cognoscenti, though unlike the crashed bank, nothing could possibly be more respectable than the academy. Last week the National Academy of Design flung wide its doors for a 106th annual exhibition. A great many people crowded in. Last November, stung by the scorn of younger critics, the Academicians and their Associates limited...

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