Art: Painted in Berlin

One of the most interesting shows in the U.S. last week was a sleeper, a little-heralded exhibition of pictures by 24 Berlin artists. Sponsored by the American Federation of Arts, the show opened in Louisville; it will tour the country, stopping mostly in smaller cities, e.g., Iowa City, San Jose, Calif, and Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Some big-city museums which did not hear of the show till it arrived are dickering for it too.

The exhibition gives U.S. gallerygoers their first good postwar look at what battered Berlin has been producing in the way of art. The painters whom the Nazis prostituted have...

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