Freedom To Hammer

Cummings, Ridgely
May 1955
New Republic;5/23/55, Vol. 132 Issue 21, p14
The article focuses on the growing opportunities for builders, architects and surprisingly artists. Huge stores with spacious parking facilities are taking shape, usually that of low, blank-walled boxes, on what used to be pasture land in the peripheral areas. With this growth has arisen the question of freedom of expression in art. The civic beautification consisted of three disproportioned pinheaded figures in bronze, one apparently an adult male, one an adult female, the third an adolescent. A taxpayer's suit was recently filed declaring the statue was a "public nuisance."


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