Art: Off the Wall

It had seemed a harmless enough project. New York University Senior Harold Collins had offered to paint a mural in the university's La Guardia Hall with the title One World. Sketched in charcoal, Collins' World put N.Y.U. in a whirl last week.

On the right was a hectic U.S. peopled with angry-looking generals, an old man with a bomb, a woebegone intellectual on a fence. On the left (despite some corpses representing the buried past) was a peaceful and productive-looking Russia. In a stormy student meeting, Collins' work-in-progress was denounced as "vicious Communist propaganda." Said Collins: it was merely "what I believe...

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