Art: Back on the Wall

On Thanksgiving Day, New York University officials had ripped the sketch for a student mural off its La Guardia Hall wall because of "sharp student controversy" (TIME, Dec. 5). The mural, by thrice-wounded Veteran Harold Collins, was intended to represent One World, but some of his fellows thought it looked like nothing more nor less than Communist propaganda. Last week N.Y.U. students forgot to disagree about it long enough to denounce removal of the mural as "a direct attack and violation of student rights and the usurpation of the powers of student government." As a matter of principle they wanted the...

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