Art: Hood in Heaven

"A man I liked was Raymond Hood. . . . Even if you look down the list through the ages Raymond Hood will stand out among the architects of all time as one who had the fortune and the genius to conduct radical experimentation with mass and color. Many have had this privilege on canvas or with clay, but it is rare for a man to be allowed to play around with steel and glass and stone in this fashion. . . .

"His buildings did not cumber the...

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