Art: Deterioration

If the Cathedral of Chartres, delicate, lacelike, had been built in Hartford, Conn., it would probably by this time be a chipped and crumbling mass. Reason: U. S. climate is inimical to fine sculptural stonework. Last week Sculptor George Grey Barnard had much to say about the decay of the medieval sculptures in the famed Cloisters established by himself in upper Manhattan and later purchased by John Davison Rockefeller Jr. for Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum. Most of this outdoor statuary has disintegrated more in its 20...

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