Art: Uncomfortable Court

While the U. S. was waiting last week for the Justices of the U. S. Supreme Court to make up their minds about TVA, workmen draped the elaborate Italian ceiling of the 64-ft. square courtroom with a cheap canvas screen. Also last week in Manhattan a onetime partner of the architect responsible for that classic pile across the plaza from the Capitol sued the architect's son and daughter for a sum estimated at a quarter of a million dollars.

Functionalists and other extreme modernists rubbed their hands in glee at both events because in the few months since its opening the...

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