Patrons: Not All That Square

When the Nixons moved into the White House, most art critics thought that they would prove to be as square as a cross section of the Washington monument. As it turns out, the Nixons are not all that square. Not being expert themselves, they may not be too sure about what they like. But they are willing to take the advice of knowledgeable authorities.

In the presidential bedroom, for example, hangs an Impressionistic Flag Day by Childe Hassam, which is a holdover from the Kennedy Administration. Nixon also has a Red Barn painted...

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