Art: Faker Show

Not in a coon's age had the Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo, N. Y., enjoyed itself so much as it did last week. In a basement room of the revered Albright Art Gallery were exhibited 40 works of peculiar art contrived by Society members to parody surrealism in particular and loony modernism in general—a "Faker Show" which owed much to the high spirits of versatile, 57-year-old Alexander Oscar Levy, onetime Society president. Parodies of surrealism are imperiled by an inevitable resemblance to surrealism itself. Buffalo objects with a triumphant element of wit included:...

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