The Virgin & the Dynamo: Public Murals in American Architecture, 1893-1917

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The beaux-arts mural movement in America was fueled by energetic young artists and architects returning from training abroad. They were determined to transform American art and architecture to make them more thematically cosmopolitan and technically fluid and accomplished. The movement slowly coalesced around the decoration of mansions of the Gilded Age elite, mostly in New York, and of public buildings and institutions across the breadth of the country. "The Virgin and the Dynamo: Public Murals in American Architecture, ...

The Virgin & the Dynamo: Public Murals in American Architecture, 1893-1917 2003, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821415016

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