Art: Black-Outs

Since 1930 the director of London's illustrious Tate Gallery has been bright-eyed, snowy-haired James Bolivar Manson, a cherubic oldster whose talents as a mimic are highly prized among his friends. As director of the Tate, Mr. Manson built up its modern collection but has shown something less than a devouring interest in the minutiae of modern art. Last year the French painter. Maurice Utrillo, ten years a sober man, brought a libel suit against him and the gallery (TIME, Jan. 18. 1937) and last month won a public apology for having been listed in...

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