Art: On View

It is easy enough as a rule to scrape acquaintance with a Pullman waiter. Dr. Frank Gonzales. President of the Armour Institute, quite often exchanged words with Archibald J. Motley who ran the buffet on the "Wolverine" between New York and Chicago. When he found out that Mr. Motley had a young son who liked to paint pictures, he sent for the son and looked at the paintings. This done, he offered to finance Archibald Motley Jr. through his first semester in the Chicago Art Institute.

During the ten years that followed, Painter Motley...