Art: Ex-Huckster at the Races

Big-city admen, in their wistful moments, sometimes talk of giving up the chase for cigarette accounts, moving deep into the country, and dividing their time between gentleman farming and "self-expression."

Vaughn Flannery did more than dream about it. Ten years ago, at 43, he threw up his job as art director (and partner) of Manhattan's booming Young & Rubicam, and hit out for the Maryland horse country. Scoffing friends predicted that he would soon be back at the old Manhattan treadmill. He was back last week, but not on a treadmill: a big 57th Street gallery was showing 31 of Vaughn Flannery's...

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