Art: Boycotters & Bolters

Last week the latest effort to do something for artists who have won critical acclaim but sold few pictures caused one of the wildest nights that the Negro waiters in Manhattan's Coffee House Club could remember, and split the American Society of Painters, Sculptors & Gravers.

Since the War, provincial art museums have burgeoned weedily throughout the U. S. Most of them, waiting for their permanent collections to grow, keep their galleries filled with loan exhibitions of modern paintings for which they pay the artists nothing. The average artist of any reputation generally has...

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