Art: Verdicts of Sanity

Years ago plump, round-faced Josephine Hancock Logan and her husband set up annual awards for Chicago's famed Art Institute. Grieved by the "modernist" paintings which walked away with the prizes, Mrs. Logan four years ago declared war on her own awards, founded the Society for Sanity in Art, Inc. Last week, at Chicago's Stevens Hotel, the Society came of age with its first national exhibition. Mrs. Logan turned up early, dressed in pink lace, pink gloves, diamond and emerald bracelets, a hat of feathers and flowers. While an eight-piece orchestra played her favorite tunes and she—befeathered, beflowered and bemused—sat humming them,...

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