Art: Distorter

Impressionist painters usually limited themselves to visual sensations, but their successors have tried to get into painting every kind of sensation from lightheadedness to a desire for bloody murder. This is one reason why contemporary painting in general shows distortions which once belonged only to caricature or ineptitude. Last week an interesting U. S. distorter, Philip Evergood, had his first one-man show in three and a half years at Manhattan's A. C. A. Gallery.

Born in Manhattan, Artist Evergood had his schooling at Cambridge University and London's famous Slade School. He is a hulking man...

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