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10 edition of A Guide to Chicago"s Murals found in the catalog.

A Guide to Chicago"s Murals

by Mary Lackritz Gray

  • 20 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • Other graphic art forms,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • American - General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • United States - Midwest - Chicago,
  • Art / Popular Culture,
  • General,
  • 20th century,
  • Chicago,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Illinois,
  • Mural painting and decoration,,
  • Mural painting and decoration, American,
  • Street art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9551877M
    ISBN 100226305996
    ISBN 109780226305998
    OCLC/WorldCa44128341

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Not only is this catalog of Chicago's murals enormously useful for the casual reader/visitor, but its style is elegant and restrained, its color illustrations clear and gorgeous, its scholarship impeccable and useful, and quite simply a pleasure to study and own/5.

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