Art: Sidewalk of Chicago

Sidewalks of Chicago

Last June a young commercial artist staged Manhattan's first sidewalk art show, where artists and buyers dickered face to face over sales (TIME, May 2, June 13). Last week Chicago's artists swarmed into Grant Park, set their pictures on park benches or the ground and stood ready for buyers. Of the 200, able painters were Ivan Lorraine and Malvin Marr Albright, Mrs. Vivian Hoyt and Raymond Katz. In a welter of bad art, the artists were gay, buyers tolerant. Young buyers bought nudes, older ones "parlor pieces" of still life...

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