Letters, Jun. 13, 1938

Foul Tip Sirs: After gazing raptly from various angles, positions and distances at some of your reproductions of modern "Art" [TIME, May 23], am satisfied somebody is being kidded, and suspect I am it.

"Lower Manhattan, by John Marin, painted in 1920," may have met the 20th Century squarely, as you caption, but from here it looks like an awfully foul tip. Alice, on same page, might just as appropriately be rendered "Alice, Where Art Thou?" Does your Art Editor have his tongue in his cheek, or is he privately the plaything of...

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