Art: Fortunate Fingesten

Refugee Peter Fingesten, who jumped out of Germany and then out of Italy, has a cocky manner, a small black mustache, a big black bow tie. Though only 23, he has had 23 one-man sculpture shows in the Europe he deserted. Last week Sculptor Fingesten's first U. S. show opened at Philadelphia's Warwick Galleries, lived up to its advance notices.

Sculptor Fingesten works chiefly in concrete and stucco, gets his variety of texture and color by mixing pigments into the wet cement or plaster, coating some figures with beeswax, finishing others with shellacs...

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