First art reports out of Paris:
¶ Pablo Picasso, 62, was well and busy in his Rue Saint Augustin studio. Now almost white-haired, he had a new bathroom, a new six-months-old son. He had refused to sell to Germans personally. Because Hitler considers Picasso's work degenerate, Germans who had bought Picassos from dealers dared not do so openly.
¶ Henri Matisse, now 74 and suffering from cancer, was at Grasse. His recent works were bold, bright studies of young girls.
¶ Georges Braque and Georges Rouault were working in Paris as usual. Rouault...