Letters, Apr. 19, 1948

What Modern Art Is All About

Sir:

My heartiest congratulations to you [on] the Matisse feature in TIME, April 5.

It is way beyond a story on the show here; it is one of the clearest and best and most trenchant expositions of what modern art is all about. With your reproductions (in LIFE and TIME) you are doing for art what the phonograph and radio have done in popularizing good music.

FISKE KIMBALL

Director

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia, Pa.

Sir:

... I think that now that the war is over, your Art editor should run...

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