Art: Fair Fight

Last week President Grover Aloysius Whalen of the New York World's Fair Corporation was constrained to do some agile explaining. When he was all through, the status of the fine arts at the New York World's Fair had been greatly clarified, but it looked as if Mr. Whalen was still on the spot.

For nearly a year the Fair's Board of Design has been holding inconclusive meetings with representatives of 16 artists' associations who thought something should be done for contemporary U. S. art at the Fair but had no very clear notion what. One reason they were up in the air...

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