Art: For Joe Bloake

Museum guards live constantly with art, but they are not considered experts on the subject. And, perhaps because they look bored, their artistic views are seldom consulted. Last week the San Francisco Chronicle published a "Guard's-Eye View of the Arts" by one who was not consulted but spoke up anyway. He was 26-year-old Worth Graham Seymour, a rolling stone reporter, seaman and law student who has worked for the last month in the Palace of Fine Arts at the San Francisco Fair.

This exhibition, besides being rich in almost every department of art (TIME, March 6), surprised the authorities by drawing...

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