Art: Pre-Easter Height

Manhattan's art season was at its pre-Easter height, with more than 100 shows to choose from. No single tourist could take in all the city had to offer, but the cream of it could be seen in two or three jumps:

¶ The Whitney Museum displayed sculptures, watercolors and drawings by 172 contemporary U.S. artists. As always with selections of such scope, a good bit was bad. But Burr Miller's marble Chrysalis showed how a sensitive chisel can tease stone to life, and Saul Baizerman's Eve proved that it is also possible to hammer life...

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