Sculpture: Epoxy Playmates

Hugh Hefner has one by his bedside, and Capitol Records could think of nothing more delightful to give to the Beatles for a present. Small wonder, considering what the girls are like. Slightly more astonishing is that the slender, sexy, epoxy-resin swingers molded by Illinois Sculptor Frank Gallo, 34, also spice up museums from Caracas, Venezuela, to Baltimore, Milwaukee, and even Victoria, Australia.

What raises Gallo's girls above the level of genteel pornography is clearly visible at the moment in Manhattan's Graham Gallery. There sit, stand or recline ten of them, all in various voluptuous poses and assorted stages of...

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