Art: Antwerp Does Better

To catch its share of the swarms of postwar tourists, the proud city of Antwerp (pop. 266,636) has been delving into its rich old attic and displaying its heirlooms—the work of generations of Flemish craftsmen and painters. This summer Antwerp is trying something new.

Its burgomaster and aldermen got the idea last year when they went to see a modern sculpture show in The Netherlands' Arnhem (pop. 103,666) and came away determined to beat the Dutch. They vowed that it would be "necessary to the renown of Antwerp to do better than is done...

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