Art: Sitting or Standing?

The flurry over whether London's statue to F.D.R. should show him sitting or standing (TIME, Nov. 25) was building into a williwaw. In typical British fashion, most of the wind was blowing up & down the letters-to-the-editor columns in short, violent gusts.

Sir William Reid Dick, "King's Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland," who thinks Roosevelt should stand, had spent the past six months modeling him that way. His design for the statue in London's Grosvenor Square had already been approved by the Royal Fine Arts Commission. But now the squawks from the thousands who...

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