Art: Good Neighbors on Tour

This week summer ended in Argentina, and art sprouted. Along narrow, fashionable Calle Florida, Buenos Aires' 57th Street, dealers readied their galleries for their patrons' return from the beaches. Defying the seasons, Argentine art also sprouted some 7,000 miles north, in the uncertain March weather of Washington, D. C. Its greenhouse: the Barr Building, headquarters of the American Federation of Arts. To be displayed in Manhattan next month, it will bloom for a year (possibly two) on a coast-to-coast tour of the U. S.

The Federation-sponsored traveling show is a varied flower bed of 30 paintings, eight pieces of sculpture and 28...

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