Art: Sculpture in Manhattan

Sculptors as a class have a minor but reasonable complaint against the world. It is not that their materials are expensive or that they work harder with their hands than other artists. What irks them is that it usually takes a stereotyped kind of public rumpus (see col. 1) to get them their share of attention and criticism. Last year 58 Manhattan sculptors organized a guild to do something about this, and last week they did it. On a vacant corner lot in midtown Manhattan, rented from the city for $5, they put on an outdoor exhibition of about 90...

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