Art: Americans Abroad

Paintings by modern Americans, increasingly sought and sold by Europe's private galleries and collectors, are beginning to trickle into a few big public European museums. For its first work by an American of any period, the National Gallery of Norway in Oslo last week got a wistful and lyric portrait called Albert's Son, by Andrew Wyeth, perhaps the most commercially successful of serious U.S. artists. At the other end of the artistic spectrum, the Tate Gallery in London announced that as the first work to be hung in its new American Wing it had...

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