Art: Housepainter

Housepainting is a good way to learn the feel of a brush, the mixture of colors. It also gives one plenty of time to think.

Housepainter Adolf Hitler thought up Naziism.

Housepainter John Kane took 67 years to get around to sending a real painting to Pittsburgh's Carnegie International Show in 1927. Today he is rated "one of the few great American painters of this age." Horny-handed, one-legged Irishman Kane never had an art lesson in his life. Painting pictures brought him large fame (TIME, Sept. 19, 1932), little cash. Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr....

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