Art: The Personal Touch

Among the artists who exhibited at the first Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit of 1932, the man who was to become most famous was Jackson Pollock, grand mufti of action painting. But that year the top prize of $50 went to an artist of quite a different sort. A birdlike little (5 ft. 2 in.) man with a realistic style and an irrepressible sense of humor, Louis Bosa, 55, has always been fascinated by "the silly human things people do. I play detective all the time." Last week a bit of Bosa's amiable detective work won him first prize ($1,000) at...

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