Art: Pieces of Worlds

Three solo shows in Manhattan this week invited critics to speculate on the artistic possibilities of the terrible, the humane and the naive.

Haunted Grosz. Since he arrived in the U. S. in 1932, Artist George Grosz has made small capital of his fame as No. 1 War satirist and scourge of post-War vice in Germany. Settled in Douglaston, L. I. with his wife and two small sons, Artist Grosz instead apprenticed himself to the art of oil painting in 1934, has worked hard at it ever since. Last year his explosive Street Fight stirred...

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