Art: Retreat of the Cleft Heads

The redheaded Uris brothers. Percy and Harold, have made a fortune out of conforming to the latest taste in office buildings. Their recent constructions in Manhattan have been compared both to wedding cakes and to Assyrian ziggurats, and have more layers than the former, more bulk than the latter and about as much esthetic merit as both combined. Says Percy Uris: "We're not building in a vacuum. We're building in a market."

Hopeful of finding a place for art even in the market, the Uris brothers last month installed a bleak bronze by Sculptor Henry Moore in the stark, cavernous lobby of...

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