Art: Professor Curry

An ill-starred venture in progressive education was University of Wisconsin's Experimental College, which flared and flickered between 1927 and 1932 under famed Educator Alexander Meiklejohn. A more modest effort in the same line was the importation a year ago of John Steuart Curry to be resident artist at the University. Nominally under the jurisdiction of the College of Agriculture, Artist Curry was given a five-year contract at $4,000 a year, a studio and the right to the title "Professor Curry," which he promptly painted on his garbage can.

By last autumn round-domed, genial Artist...

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