Art: Unbuttoned Painter

John Sloan never exhibited a painting until he was 29, never sold one until he was 49. At 68, grey-haired but still impetuous, Artist Sloan now & then manages to sell "some of the etchings and a few paintings made 20 years ago."*Though his fame is surpassed by few U. S. painters, he has had to support himself by teaching and illustrating. Last week he told of his career in an autobiographical critique of painting.* Gist of his Gist of Art: "That I am alive, it hurts me to confess, does not...

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