Art: In Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Art is holding, through May, its tenth annual exhibition of American Art. While the number of canvases is only 136, the collection is a good representation of modern painters. The name list is led by George Bellows whose Red Headed Girl, painted by Dynamic Symmetry,* is the outstanding picture of the show. Eugene Savage's Expulsion, which won a prize at the National Academy of Design Exhibit in 1923, and Robert Henri's Chow Chow (portrait of a Chinese girl) have also attracted great interest.

Gari Melchers of Detroit shows his Madonna of the Rappahanock. Other exhibitors are...

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