. . . where "artists" upon "artists" multiply,
Press-agents give nurse, critics admire,
And day by day more adjectives expire . . .
For some years the correct attitude among newspaper reviewers has been that the more artists, especially young and "promising" artists, get their stuff shown in Manhattan, the more indubitably the Renaissance is at hand. A few weeks ago. however, the New York Times's Howard Devree let himself go and wrote a couple of thousand words to the effect that if he and his colleagues were to be anything but leg men there must...