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  • San Diego

    Various Venues, San Diego

    If its occasional bombs were carted away, the 1966 “20th Century Realists” exhibition at the Fine Arts Gallery would be one of the best annuals yet arranged by San Diego Fine Arts Festival, which has gathered some 80 paintings and a few drawings by 16 prominent past and present American realist artists. The exhibit’s biggest coup is Andrew Wyeth, who is represented by an interesting early tempera, “Coldwell’s Island,” and six superb watercolors. Also excellent are two large oils by Reginald Marsh: “Subway––14th Street,” a vivid, satirical painting, and “Ten Cents a Dance,” of a group of gaudy,

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