Art: Awkward, Helpless Fellow

Almost too excited to speak last week was Director Alfred H. Barr of Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art. Ever since the founding of the Modern Museum six years ago and its liberal priming with Rockefeller funds, its loan exhibitions have been of more & more artistic significance. Last week perspiring truckmen trundled through its ornate marble doors the makings of possibly the most important show the institution has ever held—45 paintings and 46 drawings of the late great Vincent van Gogh. From U. S. museums and private collections Director Barr hopes to borrow...

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