Art: Made in U. S. A.

At Pittsburgh's Carnegie Institute last week, the year's handsomest cross section of current U.S. painting went on display. It was the last of the institute's national surveys; next year the Carnegie will go back to its international annuals which were interrupted by the war. Smaller and more selective than Paris' "Salon d'Automne" (TIME, Oct. 17), the Carnegie exhibition proved that U.S. artists can hold their own with the French.

The 300 pictures in the show included something by almost every first-rank U.S. painter. Edward Hopper had sent along a harshly lit Conference at...

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