Art: Charter Show

There was some uncertainty as to whether the Charter Jubilee Art Show which got under way in Chicago last week was the largest such exhibit ever housed in one room, but everyone agreed that it was the longest. It was held on the second-floor gallery of Chicago's Navy Pier, where that city's proletariat is accustomed to flock on Sundays for recreation. Distance from the gallery's west entrance to the far end is 1,300 ft., and since the paintings hung on both walls a half-mile march was necessary to see them all.

Last fortnight all...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!