Art: Mild Monster

A monster named George Grosz arrived last week from Germany to teach at Manhattan's Art Students' League. It was his first U. S. visit, yet wild rumors and alarums had prefixed him a monster.

Artist Grosz's name had sundered the Art Students' League in April (TIME, April 18). President John Sloan had moved to engage Artist Grosz; Director Jonas Lie, a respectable academician, countermoved. Both resigned, Sloan effectually. Artist Lie called Artist Grosz "not a healthy influence for the progress of American youth." In addition it was whispered that Grosz was a...

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