Art: Congress Show

In the U. S. today an artist of even moderate reputation has half the product of his studio almost continuously on tour at loan exhibitions of dealers and provincial museums. For this he gets nothing except the vague possibility of making a sale, must stand damage and insurance on his own pictures. To force galleries to pay rental fees no matter how small on exhibited pictures became an important issue with a group of artists known as the American Artists' Congress.

Even before the Congress had held its first meeting last year, members had...

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