Art: Salons v. Independents

Said the Society of Independent Artists: "We dislike having to pit our puny strength against the Rockefeller Real Estate Company but we shall have to do it."

Said the Salons of America: "This fight was in no way forced by us. On the contrary it was chosen by the Independents."

Aware that there existed no better publicity than such atrabilious statements and sincerely, gloriously angry, Manhattan's two great Bohemian art societies opened simultaneous rival shows last week. The Independents were organized in 1917 by John Sloan, one of the best of U. S. etchers,...

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