Art: National Show

A particular pet of peppery little May Fiorello LaGuardia of New York has been the National Exhibition of American Art, to which, year ago, the governors of all the 48 U. S. States, plus the territories and possessions, were invited to send group of pictures representative of the localities. The first show, held in Rockefeller Center last year (TIME, June 1, 1936), produced a welter of well-meaning mediocrity, was generally damned by the critics and was totally ignored by two States. Last week the second National art show opened to a very different reception...

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