Art: Hands Across the Gulf

Ever since the U. S. Government, goaded by Nazi rivalry, began courting Latin America, cultural and educational institutions on both sides of the Rio Grande have run a low fever of Pan-American good will. One result: an unprecedented exchange of Latin-American and U. S. art. Two months ago three Western Hemisphere cultural capitals—New Orleans, Guatemala City and San Salvador—started to do some handshaking on their own. The idea for this hands-across-the-Gulf was thought up by a New Orleans art patron, Doris Stone, whose father, big, angular Shipping Tycoon Samuel Zemurray, runs the ships of his United Fruit Co. to &...

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