Theater: Corcoran Biennial

To Washington's oldest art museum, the Corcoran Gallery, went Washington society last week to see its 14th biennial exhibition of U. S. paintings. It was a big show, 428 canvases on the line. Judges included such artists as Academician Jonas Lie, Henry Lee McFee, Richard E. Miller. Seasoned art critics' only criticism, invalid so far as Washington was concerned, was that all the most effective pictures had been seen time & again in Manhattan exhibitions.

The $2,000 William A. Clark prize went to Eugene Speicher for his famed portrait of a blacksmith, Red Moore,...

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