Art: Fairer Fair

Two months ago outrage was running high among New York art lovers. They felt and said that the New York World's Fair Corporation had scandalized their name by failing to provide space for an art exhibition at the Fair (TIME, Feb.7). Quickly yanked aloft into secret scurryings at the Fair's Empire State Building headquarters, this controversy made no further news until last week. Then, in a magnanimous backtrak, President Grover Whalen of the Fair Corporation announced plans for a great exhibition of contemporary U.S. art, to be housed in a $300,000 building once intended for a show of...

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