Letters: Aug. 6, 1965

Painter of Dreams

Sir: Congratulations on your superb Chagall spread [July 30.] It is fantastically impressive.

RICHARD A. MADIGAN Assistant Director Corcoran Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.

Sir: Congratulations.

MARTHA BENNETT KING Art Institute of Chicago Chicago

Sir: In Chagall you have selected a classic symbol of the decline of the Paris School, the most important creative art center since the Renaissance. Just compare the daring, but successful, lyrical vitality of his 1911-1914 pictures with the decorative boudoir puffs and frills of his post-World War II efforts. The world innovative center for Western art...

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