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G: The group of works exhibited in this year’s Metropolitan Art Show reveals a bias in favor of photographers. Equal numbers of photographers, sculptors, and painters submitted works that met the traditional criteria for the show, yet more photographs were exhibited than either sculptures or paintings. As you know, each artist was allowed to submit work in one medium only.

H: How could there have been bias? All submitted works that met the traditional criteria-and only those works-were exhibited in the show.

Which one of the following, if true, most strongly supports G’s allegation of bias?

(A) If an artist has had one of his or her works exhibited in the Metropolitan Art Show, that artist has an advantage in getting commissions and selling works over artists who have never had a work exhibited in the show.

(B) The fee for entering photographs in the Metropolitan Art Show was $25 per work submitted, while the fee for each painting or sculpture submitted was $75.

(C) The committee that selected from the submitted works the ones to be exhibited in this year’s Metropolitan Art Show had four members: one photographer, one sculptor, one painter, and one who works in all three media but is the least known of the four members.

(D) Reviews of this year’s Metropolitan Art Show that appeared in major newspapers and magazines tended to give more coverage to the photographs in the show than to the sculptures and paintings that were exhibited.

(E) In previous years, it has often happened that more paintings or more sculptures were exhibited in the Metropolitan Art Show than photographs, even though the total number of works exhibited each year does not vary widely.

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Option A - INCORRECT.
The claims in this option is possibly true and maybe the reason for the claim by G. Presumming that If an artist has had one of his or her works exhibited in the Metropolitan Art Show, that artist has an advantage in getting commissions and selling works over artists who have never had a work exhibited in the show. However, this claim is not an adequate conclusion derived from the argument of G.

Option B - INCORRECT.
The claim in this option is false because according to the statement made by both G and H equal numbers of photographers, sculptors, and painters submitted works that met the traditional criteria for the show. Meaning that all attendees paid the same amount of fees.

Option C - INCORRECT.
The argument does not base its critics on the committee that selected who and which works to be exihibited, therefore this option claim is wrong.

Option D - CORRECT.
This option best supports G's allegation of bias during the Metropolitan Art Show. Since its an exhibition and various media house are present to publicise the show, we mostn't forget that the media house representative is prone to portray an individual bias in his coverage doing the show. However, this individaul bias by the media house is assumed to be reviewed by G about this year’s Metropolitan Art Show that appeared in major newspapers and magazines which tend to have given more coverage to the photographs in the show than to the sculptures and paintings that were exhibited.

Option E - INCORRECT.
This option's claim cannot be ascertained because such claim was not indicated about last years exhibition.

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