Art: Open Season

Manhattan's art season is to U. S. art what the Broadway season is to the U. S. theatre. It started off with a mild pop last week when the renovated Whitney Museum, after a four-month delay, threw open its doors at last, revealing a fountain filled with goldfish in the lobby, four new galleries filled mostly with familiar U. S. moderns from the Museum's permanent collection.

Directors of the Whitney Museum did not know whether they were more tickled over their sensational new indirect lighting system, their four new rooms, a new central staircase...

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