Two of a Kind

Right next door to Manhattan's well-heeled Whitney Museum (see above) is the Clay Club, a converted stable which is one of the nation's few sculpture galleries. The Club's annual group exhibition last week included two especially talented—and all but unknown—modern sculptors.

They labored against heavy odds: in an age of disappearing palaces and severely plain public buildings, there is little incentive for carving statues. Except for a handful of men like Jo Davidson, who get fancy commissions for portraits, monuments and fountains, nobody makes big money these days out of sculpturing.

The best nude in the Clay Club show—a pink marble...

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