International studio — 55.1915

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Art Patron and Master Painter

COLOUR STUDY FOR SIDE WALL BY W. LAUREL HARRIS
CORPUS CHRISTI CHAPEL, NEW YORK CITY


ART PATRON AND MASTER
PAINTER
/"A BY W. H. de B. NELSON
The great cause for which W. Laurel
Harris has for years been working and agitating is
the producing of industrial art in an industrial
nation, of insisting that artist and art students

should learn not only to utilize material but to
solve the problem of the materials used. The art-
ist, as a rule, is not a practical man, and in no
manner is this lack of education more proven than
in the decay and fading away of colour that may
be observed among so-called masterpieces of mod-
ern times. He believes that true art can only
occur through the co-operation of the art patron

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