Art: Fakirs Resurrected

Jovial Hotelman Sam Shaw of Manhattan put up another $25 in prize money last week and the Society of Fakirs was reborn out of the Art Students' League, with an exhibition, auction and dance. The original Fakirs, founded 40 years ago, was a convivial society of League students who wanted to raise money to give scholarships during the summer to deserving fellow members. They did this with an art exhibition of "fakes"; parodies of well known pictures, generally those exhibited in the National Academy, and a costume ball.

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