The New York Fair: PAVILIONS

SPAIN has the most satisfying pavilion of all: a well-wrought building where cool, shadowy interiors lead to bright, fountained courtyards, an art gallery where Goya and Velázquez hang cheek by jowl with Miró and Picasso. With a stageful of vibrant flamenco gypsies and a choice of fine restaurants touting "eels from the River Tagus" and "mushrooms from the caves of Segovia," Spain outclasses most other foreign and state pavilions, many of which offer nothing more remarkable than displays of consumer goods and models of jute mills.

VATICAN. The Pietāa, bathed in blue light, is...

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