Art: Practical Anatomy

In Manhattan's St. Nicholas Arena one night last week the smoke curdled in a cone of hot light above the ring, the crowd yelled, the gong clanged and the boys in the fourth bout bobbed out of their corners. Probably nobody there was reminded of George Bellows' prizefight pictures except one of the boys, Tony Sisti from Buffalo. Tony, who had been out of the ring nearly nine years, was staging a comeback. Its purpose, which tickled the sportswriters: to finance his own art exhibition this week at Manhattan's Argent Galleries.

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