Art: Just Maneuvers

Like many a bewildered layman, Paris Painter André Dunoyer de Segonzac, 65, often fails to appreciate the strange distortions of his more abstract contemporaries. On the front page of Paris' Figaro Littéraire, he tells why: "I have never seen anything in geometric form except a means . . . to establish the architecture of a picture . . . The abstract painter is to the art of the great masters what military maneuvers . . . are to the real art of warfare."

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