ART: Familiar Sensation

Up stood Sir Cooper Rawson, Conservative, in the House of Commons fortnight ago.

"May I ask the Home Secretary," he cried, "to take due and proper steps to guard against any breach of the peace which might be provoked by this spectacle."

The spectacle to which he referred was an 11-ft., 7-ton statue of Christ propped against the wall in London's swank Leicester Galleries, the latest work of a heavyset, U. S.-born Jewish sculptor, Jacob Epstein. Entitled Ecce Homo ("Behold the Man"), the great bas-relief slab showed a huge square head, nearly as...

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