Honors of the week:
¶ To Yugoslav-born Ivan Mestrovic, 72, the Gold Medal for Sculpture, at the Joint Ceremonial of the National Institute and American Academy of Arts and Letters, as the leading U.S. sculptor of religious subjects.
¶ To Finnish-born Eero Saarinen, 45, the Grand Architectural Award, at the Boston Arts Festival, for his design of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology chapel (TIME, June 29, 1953, et seq.), as "the strongest statement in terms of structure and space enclosure for its purpose . . . sensitivity to the use of materials and detail follow-through."
¶ To Italian-born Sculptor Harry Bertoia, 41, the...