Art: Cubism on the Wane

Clive Bell, distinguished English critic and pontiff of modernism, declares cubism is in decline. It has served its purpose of freeing art from conventional restraints, and is in danger of becoming itself a mere convention.

Enrico Caruso, clever caricaturist and sculptor of some merit, left a valuable art collection, which is being sold at the American Art Galleries, Manhattan. The collection includes Limoges enamels, Egyptian and Roman glass, ancient Greek sculpture, snuff boxes, watches.

Howard Chandler Christy, commissioned recently to paint the portrait of President Harding has been asked to paint the portraits of six other...

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