Art: Tot Shows

Last week New Yorkers who were willing to make the trip down to 175 Canal St. and up four flights of stairs had a chance to note the effect of the Sino-Japanese war upon the minds of American-born Chinese children aged 4 to 16. The children's first National Art Exhibition, staged by the alert four-year-old Chinese Art Club, had gathered 550 drawings and paintings from every part of the country, including Honolulu.

Like their parents, the youngsters were not taking the Far-Eastern conflict lying down. Among studies of animals, film stars and traditional Oriental themes, the Chinese children bitterly pictured what their...

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