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Public Art for Public Schools

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Written by Michele CohenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Michele Cohen
Photographed by Stan RiesAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Stan Ries
Foreword by Michael BloombergAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Michael Bloomberg

  • Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
  • Publisher: The Monacelli Press
  • On Sale: April 14, 2009
  • Price: $50.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-58093-215-8 (1-58093-215-0)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword

Introduction

Chapter 1
Before City Unification: School Design and Decoration in the Early Years

Chapter 2
Dawn of a New Century: C. B. J. Snyder, Master Builder and Art Patron

Chapter 3
Beautifying Schools in the Progressive Era

Chapter 4
The New Deal Comes to Public Schools

Chapter 5
Modernism: Redefining Schools in the Post–World War II Years

Chapter 6
The Civil Rights Era and Beyond

Chapter 7
Reshaping Schools: Improved Design and Percent for Art

Chapter 8
Into the Twenty-first Century

Afterword

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Acknowledgments

Credits