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Robert Graham's Gateway, with its two headless figures, continues to be controversial. Critics have said the sculptures denigrate athletes by asserting their prowess is an expression of "brawn over brains." The controversial Gateway is now being guarded round the clock. Dated July 3, 1984.
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Olympic Games--(23rd :--1984 :--Los Angeles, Calif.) Olympic Gateway (Sculpture) Olympics Sculpture--California--Los Angeles Bronze sculpture--California--Los Angeles Stadiums--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Graham, Robert,1938-2008