Sculpture: Savonarola in the City of Angels

SCULPTURE Savonarola in the City of Angels

High in the hills above Hollywood's Sunset Strip, a brick path worn slippery as slate leads to a sturdy, plain studio. Inside lives the man who last week was the most talked-about artist in all Los Angeles, 38-year-old Edward Kienholz. To keep in line the crowds thronging to see his work, the Los Angeles County Museum took the precaution of canceling all days off and vacations for its guards.

Surprisingly, what the people saw has all the surface appeal of a ten-week-dead rabbit. Kienholz is the man...

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