Art: Mexico v. Vermont

Mexican children grow up in intimate awareness of their environment, and they paint it in all the richness of its color and detail; Vermont children never really see what they look at. This difference was dramatically displayed last week at Manhattan's Bonestell Gallery in a show called "Children 3,000 Miles Apart," arranged by an artist named Elsa Rogo.

Miss Rogo, a restless New Yorker, studied art in New York, Paris and Vienna, wrote for newspapers in Latin America, got caught in a rebellion in Mexico, was shipwrecked off Havana, spent her honeymoon (with...

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