Art: Theatre

The Manhattan art world was much concerned with the theatre last week. At the new Sidney Ross Gallery an imposing show of the "Theatre in Art" was held for the benefit of the Actors Fund. It was an important collection. Its sponsors assembled portraits of actors, back stage sketches, scenes of circuses, vaudeville, burlesque and grand opera by such potent names as Thomas Benton, Guy Pene du Bois, Alexander Brook, Antonio Salemme. Critics applauded.

In other parts of town, other galleries honored two of the U. S. drama's ablest decorators: tousle-haired Robert...

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