Art: Two Kanes

Last October John Kane, onetime Irish immigrant miner, Pittsburgh boxcar painter and kalsominer, exhibited a grimy Pittsburgh cityscape at Carnegie Institute's International Exhibition of Modern Painting (TIME, Oct. 20). Self-trained, un known before 1927, he has won a place in every Carnegie Institute show since 1927, was the only local artist represented in the last one. The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan included some Kanes in a cur rent exhibition of U. S. painting and sculpture. Mrs. John Davison Rockefeller (treasurer of the museum) and Philosopher John Dewey admired them, each bought...

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