Art: Furious Spaniard

It was the biggest Goya show ever seen in the U. S. Chicagoans laid aside their war-headlined newspapers and went to look at pictures, in the ponderous, heavy-walled Chicago Art Institute. The exhibition last week was a record of war and revolution. Its pictures showed hangings, ax-murders, mutilations, bloody massacres of innocent civilians, trains of plodding, bewildered refugees, the indecisive faces of weak, shambling statesmen, vacillating, incompetent rulers. They showed chaos, panic, famine. The savage, flaming scenes, more than a century old, had a familiar, contemporary look, for the world as it looked...

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