Art: Crush & Culture

At a presidential preview, Harry Truman had dropped in and sounded a happy blast on a 12th Century hunting horn. Last week, as Washington's National Gallery admitted ordinary visitors to its showing of the family treasures of Austria's Habsburgs, there were plenty of such rich and marvelous knickknacks for folks to goggle at. including jeweled goblets, an emerald cream jar, embossed parade armor, even a nine-lb. golden salt cellar wrought by Benvenuto Cellini. But the finest treasures of all in the $80,000,000 loan exhibition had been put together with only a few...

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