Art: $25 Pictures

The man who knows more about prints than anyone else in the U.S. is the Philadelphia Museum's bearded Carl Zigrosser. Last week Manhattan's Whitney Museum put on a show of contemporary U.S. prints, selected by Printman Zigrosser. It was the most comprehensive print show Manhattan had seen in years.

Printman Zigrosser looked over the works of about 1,000 artists. The 261 prints he selected, representing almost every well-known name in U.S. art, covered the period between 1914 and 1941. This cross-section of U.S. printmaking showed that: 1) in variety and quality of work, U.S....

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