Art: Muskegon's Tornado

Provincial museums can never hope to compete in the world's art marts for the sort of paintings that Mellons & Morgans like. But they can play another and more exciting game by buying modern pictures which some day may rise to the rank and worth of Old Masters.

Such a picture is John Steuart Curry's famed Tornado (TIME, Dec. 24 et ante). Showing a frightened Kansas family with children and farm pets rushing for a cyclone cellar, it won the $1,000 second prize at the Pittsburgh International Exhibition of 1933, was featured at...

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