Art: Synchromist

Besides a fine bathing beach, Santa Monica, Calif. also boasts an extraordinary Mayor named William H. Carter and a large imposing public library. Last week Mayor Carter went into the Santa Monica public library to re-open what in a fortnight has become the gaudiest main reading room on the Pacific Coast and to dedicate the largest mural finished under PWAP. Should a reader's attention wander, he would be instantly confronted by brilliantly colored likenesses of such assorted characters as Boccaccio, Gautama Buddha, Mayor Carter of Santa Monica, Adam & Eve, Cinemactress Gloria...

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