Letters, Mar. 5, 1956

Cluttered with Culture


TIME is neat, compact and well-written. But I think it dishonest of TIME to overplay modern art, and show such senile distortionalists and juvenile paint slingers. I do not question the right of any individual to be an expressionist, distortionalist or eggbeater-ist—to trickle, sling or spray paint. If these people find happiness, well and good. There may be a revolution in the art world, but there are others who rebel against being cultured, and wish to remain uncouth and unartistic.


Mass, Mich.


Usually, when popular magazines handle articles on modern art, they treat it like a beast that might get...

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