Art: Painters on Parade

Up the broad Italian staircase of Chicago's big Art Institute one day last week tramped 5,964 hot, jostling visitors. Awaiting them on the second floor were a new $4,500 fan which was not working and a first view of the 863 pictures which comprise the second Century of Progress Art Show. Three out of every five pictures were new to the exhibit. But where the 1933 show, as a record of U. S. collecting, was topheavy with French works, this year's exhibit put U. S. painters to the fore, furnishing spectators with...

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