Art: Freedom on Show

Splendidly displayed in the "Jungle-gym" designed by George Nelson, U.S. art at the Moscow exhibition is drawing upward of 20,000 people a day. Guards have a hard time keeping the crowd moving, not because people are impressed by the show so much as because puzzlement halts them. Jackson Pollock's drip picture called Cathedral stops visitors cold. "Where is the cathedral?" they ask. Andrew Wyeth's Children's Doctor and Edward Hooper's stark, vivid Lighthouse at Two Lights are the standout favorites. Among the sculptures on display, Gaston Lachaise's hugely curvaceous Standing Woman is a cynosure. Commented one visitor in the exhibition guest book:...