Art: Independents

The 15th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists ("No Jury, No Prizes") opened in Manhattan last week. Phalanxes of newspaper humorists and a smattering of the general public moved upon Grand Central Palace. All that is necessary to exhibit at the Independents is $6 and an opus. All that is necessary to see the exhibition is 25¢ and the time to spare.

Fifteen years ago the Independent society was founded by a group of serious younger artists, among them: John Sloan, George Bellows, Robert Henri, Samuel Halpert. Since then New York has...

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