Art: Curb Market?

Ten days had passed and Vernon C. Porter, a Manhattan commercial artist, still waited last week for the final decision on his big idea: the establishment of an open air market in Washington Square where indigent artists may sell their work direct to the public. Such a curb market has existed on the Boulevard Raspail in Paris for years. In Vienna. Berlin, London, Moscow, similar sidewalk sales have often been held.

Mr. Porter organized a committee of 40 artists, with the blessings of such well known names as John Sloan, Tony Sarg, Joseph...

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