Art: Workers & Wheatfields

From Manhattan's Greenwich Village, where struggling artists exhibit their pictures, to 57th Street, where successful artists do the same thing, takes 15 minutes in the subway. It has taken many a worthy artist half a lifetime to make that journey. A show last week at the swank uptown Walker Galleries, attended by all the first-string critics of the city, showed that 27-year-old Joe Jones, onetime St. Louis housepainter, could make it in seven months. His first one-man show in Manhattan was held in Greenwich Village's A. C. A. Gallery last May, promptly won...

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