Art: Hallmark Winners

The day big business becomes a big and discerning patron of contemporary art may still be a good way off, but it moved a little closer last week. For its fourth international art contest, Hallmark Cards had made eminently sensible rules. The 50 contestants, from a total of 16 countries, were all invited to compete with a free choice of subject matter. The results, on view at Manhattan's Wildenstein gallery, therefore combined quality with diversity.

The three-man jury—Lloyd Goodrich of the Whitney Museum, Henri Dorra of the Corcoran, Alfred Frankfurter of Art News—made a...

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