Art: Cutout Cutups

WASHINGTON : General Cornwallis, you cannot stay here in the trails of Alpine, NJ. The American army will drive you away and away! Americans shall be masters of the American Continent.

CORNWALLIS: What tomfoolery is that you speak, George Washington?

With this bit of dialogue, Poet Kenneth Koch begins a beatnik playlet, which was produced off Broadway last March, on how the American Revolution was won. Last week, posted in large letters on one wall of Manhattan's Martha Jackson Gallery, the script served to accompany one of the nuttier art exhibitions of the season. Throughout the gallery stand nearly life-size wooden...

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