Art: Year

(See following supplement)

Last week contemporary historians in their hallowed hour of retrospect could not fail to be struck by the dramatic character of 1937 in the field of art. During the spring and summer, paintings by El Greco and other great works belonging to galleries in Madrid, notably the Prado Museum, were removed under fire to Valencia and in some cases to Paris. While Spanish artists in Spain stubbornly ignored the war if they could, in Paris Spaniard Pablo Picasso found the perfect subject for his new horror-mangled style in a huge mural,...

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