• “International Art Since 1939”


    Some call it the apotheosis of American painting; others call it the formation of the art of the present, purged of all new media; still others call it a manipulation and falsification of history. Splendid mounting, fantastic show of rarities of post-war art, say those who like their art already approved. International kinships and “regional” peculiarities, as well as the changing spirit in urban centers were revealed through justified, subjective curatorial decisions, and were excellent aspects of the exhibition. However, large theme shows have inherent deficiencies, and so did this one.


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