Art: Again, Epstein

For at least 30 years the name of Manhattan-born Sculptor Jacob Epstein has made news in London and enraged conservative Britons (TIME, March 25, 1935 et ante). Last week after nearly two years of comparative obscurity, the head fell off one of his earliest statues and slapped Sculptor Epstein right into the headlines again.

In 1907 Sculptor Epstein, not long after he settled in London, received his first big commission through the kind offices of Etcher Muirhead Bone: 18 colossal figures for the façade of the British Medical Association's new building in the Strand....

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