Art: London Greys

Only one living artist has deliberately matched his art against the superhuman mayhem of air bombing. Picasso did it for the Spanish Government building at last year's Paris Exposition with a 22-ft. by 10-ft. mural, Guernica, which nobody enjoyed and nobody forgot. Last month this painting and 67 auxiliary sketches were exhibited at London's New Burlington Galleries, quickly became the sensation of the opening season.

Done in grey, with staring whites and blacks, Guernica had a visceral effect on Londoners who had just got over the war scare, an esthetic kick for the...

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