Art: Academy's 112th

A fat melon is cut each year by the National Academy of Design. With its annual exhibition recently limited to just over 500 paintings, prints, drawings and pieces of sculpture, it has three medals and 15 prizes totaling $4,375 to distribute, not to speak of the dozen or so new memberships conferred on promising exhibitors who consider it a cachet to write A. N. A. after their names. Last week this melon was cut and on a crowded varnishing day the 112th exhibition of the National Academy of Design opened.

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