Art: Fun

Last week the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan put on exhibition the results of an interesting challenge. The challenge was made to architects last autumn and its terms were substantially these: let's see you design an intelligent theatre, if possible. The challenger was a hopeful organization entitled the American Na tional Theatre and Academy, whose advisory board includes such theatre folk as Katharine Cornell, Maxwell Anderson, the Lunts, Lee Simonson, Robert Edmond Jones. Because these people believe that future health and expansion for the U. S. theatre lies in the hinterland rather than in hectic Manhattan, the site pro...

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