Art: Art of the Americans

At the New York World's Fair exhibition of "American Art Today" (TIME, May 15), a belated opening ceremony took place last week. One thing none of the felicitous speakers remarked upon was the fact that, huge as it is, this exhibition does not live up to its title. To do so, it would have to represent not the artists of the U. S. alone but those of all the far-flung Americas.

But if Pan-Americanism in the arts lags behind Pan-Americanism in politics there was evidence in Manhattan that it at least exists. Opened at...

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