Art: Bronze Buster

Will Rogers, who was a willing victim, once called Sculptor Jo Davidson "the last of the savage head-hunters." Last week 187 of his trophies, the work of 41 years, went on exhibition in Manhattan's American Academy of Arts and Letters. Together they made a procession of the 20th Century's famous men, and a few of its women.

Among the historic heads were those of Wilson, F.D.R., Madame Chiang Kaishek, and Gandhi. ("What a dome," recalls Davidson, rubbing his stubby hands, "what a dome that Gandhi had!") The writers included Conrad, H. G. Wells, James...

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