Art: Popular Win

In Washington's Corcoran Gallery last week the 15th Biennial Exhibition of U. S. painting closed. Out of more than 2,000 pictures submitted, the jury picked 461 pictures by 405 artists, from 28 States, distributed $5,000 in medals and prizes. Most of the best-known younger artists in the U. S. were represented. First prize ($2,000) went to Edward Hopper for one of his familiar old houses, painted in the sharp yellow light of a Cape Cod afternoon. Second prize ($1,500) and a silver medal went to Painter-Critic Guy Pène du Bois for a...

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