Murals of New York City: The Best of New York's Public Paintings from Bemelmans to Parrish


If all of the murals of New York City were under one roof, it would be the greatest collection of populist art in America. MURALS OF NEW YORK CITY is the first book to curate over thirty of the most important, influential, and impressive murals found within all five boroughs. The murals featured in this volume act as both an artistic and cultural guide to New York and its citizens over the past 100+ years--from the Victorian sensibilities of the 1900's, to the New Deal outlook of the WPA-commissioned artworks, to the graffiti-inflected art of Keith Haring and Barry McGee. The book enlightens readers with the lively back stories of those who commissioned and created these murals, and documents the works through read more

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ISBN:

9780847841486

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

228

Dimensions:

25cm x 31cm

RRP:

$89.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 October 2013

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Glenn Palmer-Smith