Art: Art of the Dance

Even in small U. S. towns where ten years ago anything approaching an esthetic gesture would rouse the citizenry to barbaric yawps, dancing is a form of art now highly regarded, whether provided by the Ballet Russe or the Hopi Indians. In Manhattan this week the newly cosmopolitan art of the dance was honored in an ambitious exhibition of no less than 1,304 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings, masks, dolls and costumes drawn from dancing in most of the nations of the world. It was the opening event in a no less ambitious festival...

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