Art: Dallas Armistice

The running battle between the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and a band of vociferous Texas patriots came to a temporary halt last week. The winners, on points: Dallas Museum trustees, who refused to ban from an art exhibit the works of four painters who were locally suspected of Communist-front activities.

At issue this time was the traveling "Sport in Art" show (sponsored by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and the American Federation of Arts), which is due to open in Dallas this month, eventually wind up in Australia for the Olympics, under the auspices of the U.S. Information Agency. The four pictures in dispute:...

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