Art: Abstract Descendant

A famed U. S. Secretary of the Treasury was James Madison's Swiss-born Albert Gallatin (1761-1849), who helped draft the treaty that ended the War of 1812. Last week Albert Gallatin's wealthy, socialite great-grandson gave an art exhibition at Manhattan's Paul Reinhardt Galleries. Assisting him were the equally social Charles G. Shaw, Susie Frelinghuysen and her husband George L. K. Morris, who attracted a modicum of attention last summer by inserting the name of their snub-nosed Pekingese, Rose, in the New York Social Register. Artists Gallatin, Shaw, Frelinghuysen & Morris hung up some...

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