Art: Two Worlds

Down on the Quai d'Orsay, the men of 16 nations looked at the world and labored to save something of it. If they had drawn pictures of what the world looked like to them, the pictures would not have been happy. Not far away, in the dowdy Luxembourg Museum, their grey thoughts were contradicted by 1,500 colorful pictures.

The 1,500 were the cream of 30,000 children's paintings and drawings—entered from 50 nations & territories at the invitation of Paris' Union des Arts Plastiques.

The Finnish children, who had the most impressive collection, had used crayon in high, hot keys. The Scottish and English...

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