Art: Gringo Success

The kind of traveling art show that does the U.S. a lot of good abroad was a smash hit last week in Mexico City. Government officials, university professors, art lovers and artists trooped through the ornate white marble Palacio de las Bellas Artes to see what a fledgling U.S. collector had put together in a few years. The viewers saw a handsome survey of 57 paintings and six sculptures covering 180 years of U.S. art, from a serene John Singleton Copley portrait, Mrs. Roger Morris, finished in 1772, to first modern works by Watercolorists...

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