Art: The U.S. & the United Nations

When San Francisco's city fathers began planning incidental attractions for its conference, one citizen seriously proposed a "House of All Nations" for the delegates' diversion. The idea was duly considered, but finally dropped in favor of more clearly cultural projects. Two of these were in full cry last week—a show of "Contemporary American Painting" at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, "Art of the United Nations" at the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum.

National Reflection. The 215-picture American show is far & away the better. It ranges in style from...

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