Art: Sert on the Riviera

Between courses, in truly Lucullan meals, the diner may be served a bit of sherbet "to refresh the palate." Yet in feasting on art, the viewer usually plunges from room to room, and his retinas, unrefreshed between rich courses, cry for cool relief. Such, at least, seems to be the art-gastronomy theory of José Luis Sert, dean of Harvard's Graduate School of Design; as the architect of a new museum in the south of France, he solves this and a number of other gallerygoers' problems.

The builder is Paris's Flemish-French Art Dealer Aimé Maeght...

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