Art: Week of Weeks

Last week U. S. art, for all the world like a defense industry, poured its output on the nation. It did so at President Roosevelt's behest. "It is evident that we must find ways of translating our interest in American creative expression into active popular support expressed in terms of purchase." So he wrote three months ago to Francis Henry Taylor, director of Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum, asking him to head a council for a nationwide celebration of Art Week. Gathering 147 National Council members from every corner of the country, Director Taylor laid...

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