Art: Weber's Search

What sounded at first like an ordinary famous-artist retrospective at Manhattan's Downtown Gallery turned out to be something vastly more exciting. The current show of the work of Max Weber (see color) consists of gouaches, watercolors, pastels and collages that have never been displayed before because until lately no one knew they existed. Weber's widow found them in a folder that she thought contained only blank paper. They cover almost every phase of Weber's career.

Weber was one of those early 20th century American originals whose reception ("Atrocities"-New York Globe; "Such grotesquerie"-Evening...

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