Art: Losch Launched

To thousands of U.S. cinemaddicts Dancer Tilly Losch means a pair of slanted, come-on eyes, a wide, exotic mouth and a series of seductive contortions. Last week, Dancer Losch (who is also the Countess of Carnarvon) was making her Manhattan debut as a painter.

Celebrities* who packed the Bignou Gallery saw 28 bright-toned, very rudimentary, intensely feminine paintings of gesticulating figures, dreamlike landscapes, surrealistic enigmas, glimpses of children's games. Some of the canvases looked as if they had been painted by the children in them; some were reminiscent of the French primitive, Le...

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