Public Art in Philadelphia

Public Art in Philadelphia
Library Shelf Location 09.BACH
Publication Date 1992
Description Foreword Preface 1. Patriotism and Pride: To 1835 Native American Traces: Origins of a Public Art Practical Arts for the New World: The Craft Tradition After the Revolution: An American Portrait Meet You at the Eagle Utility and Beauty: Civic Improvements and the Artist A Public Figure: Franklin 2. Sculpture and the Landscape: 1836-1876 Laurel Hill Cemetery: Philadelphia's First Sculpture Garden The Growth of Fairmount Park: The Fairmount Park Commission and the Fairmount Park Art Association Monuments and Memorials The Civil War Years: From Parlors to the Public The Centennial: 1876 and the International Influence 3. Monuments to American Ideals: 1877-1910 Casting an American Art: From Marble to Bronze Renewed Patriotism: Ceremony and Celebration Arts and Crafts: Another American Ideal Three Generations of Calders A City Beautiful: The Parkway Plan 4. Realism to Abstraction: 1911-1958 Statues to Sculpture: When Old and New Collide Material Pleasures The Sculpture Internationals: But Is It Art? Social Consciousness: A National Commentary Art and Architecture: Seeking Association A Legacy of Murals A City Planned: A Strategy for Civic Design 5. The Third Dimension: 1959-1975 Percent for Art: To Humanize the Urban Environment The Modern Figure Patrons and Participants: Urban Design Issues Innovations: New Materials and New Concepts An Urban Laboratory 6. A Sense of Place: Since 1976 Art and the Built Environment: Toward a Reconnection In the Public Context: Public Art and Public Life Public Art versus Public Taste Why Public Art? Recent Developments and Future Directions Preserve and Protect Catalog Section 1: To 1835 Section 2: 1836-1876 Section 3: 1877-1910 Section 4: 1911-1958 Section 5: 1959-1975 Section 6: Since 1976 Maps Bibliography Credits Acknowledgments Index Kindly donated by Gateshead Council Libraries & Arts & Public Art Team.
ISBN 0877228221
Quantity 1
Pages 288 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Author Penny Balkin Bach
Format Hardback
Publisher Temple University Press, Philadelphia
Category Public/Landscape Art
Keywords Memorials, Monuments, Wall-based artwork
Related City/Region Philadelphia
Related Country/Global Region United States of America (USA)
Language English

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