Art: Compassion in the Park

Shrouded in all the mystery of an atomic shipment, three huge packing cases arrived last week in Philadelphia. In them were seven tons of bronze sculpture by Britain's famed U.S.-born sculptor, Sir Jacob Epstein. They had been cast in secrecy in a London foundry so that Philadelphians would get first look at the newest adornment to their city: a group of five bronze figures, representing "Social Consciousness," to stand as a part of the Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park.

Sculptor Epstein, 74, enjoying all the secrecy, could not resist hinting...

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