Art: Hardware Display

Back from a trip to Rome and the classical treasures of the past, Director Francis Henry Taylor of Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art had a few reflections on the subject of modern art. Wrote Taylor in the Art Digest:

"Perhaps the most conspicuous quality of contemporary art is the extreme loneliness of its author which it reflects. His divorce from society . . . has become complete. To visit any one of a score of recent exhibitions leaves the impression one has at looking into the brilliantly illuminated window of a hardware store on a cold winter's night. There we see row...

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