Art: Man v. Man

Is there an underlying theme that runs through the history of art, from the figures scratched on walls of prehistoric caves to splashes and forms on contemporary canvases? There is, says Dorothy Norman, poet, editor, photographer, art critic and publisher (who captioned Edward Steichen's photographic show The Family of Man). Her thesis is expressed in a challenging show, on view this week at Manhattan's Willard Gallery, and soon to begin a U.S. tour sponsored by the American Federation of Arts. What man has been doing through the ages, says Dorothy Norman, is reporting...

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