Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Early in the Depression, Diego Rivera was commissioned by Edsel Ford to create a series of murals in the gallery of the Detroit Institute of Arts, giant frescos whose theme would be America's industrial might. This volume studies the astonishing results and gives us a remarkably close look at Diego and his wife, Frida Kahlo.Rivera's Detroit Industry murals are one of this country's greatest treasures. In addition to providing full coverage and analysis of the murals, this volume includes chapters on the murals' planning and antecedents, Rivera's working methods (which can be read as a primer on frescos), Diego and Frida's lives for their nine months in Detroit, and the public's dramatic response to the strong socialist/communist themes in the works. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
A beautifully illustrated in-depth study of the most important North American work by the best-known Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera.Early in the Depression, Diego Rivera was commissioned by Edsel Ford to create a series of murals in the gallery of the Detroit Institute of Arts, giant frescos whose theme would be America’s industrial might. This volume studies the astonishing results and gives us a remarkably close look at Diego and his wife, Frida Kahlo.
About the Author: Linda Bank Downs is executive director of the College Art Association. She formerly served as curator of education at the Detroit Institute of Arts and head of education at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
Buchbeschreibung W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. Buchzustand: Fair. First. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP97261932
Buchbeschreibung W. W. Norton & Company. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. 0393045293 Ex-library, with expected library markings. There is a folding poster of north and south walls. This is a 4-fold, double sided inclusion that is in an envelope in the back of the book. This was not done carefully enough so along one fold, there are several pieces missing (they are stuck to the tape holding envelope on). There is one that is about 3" long x 3/8" deep and several much smaller pieces. The book has a bumped corner and is oversized. Book was donated to Friends of the Omaha Public Library. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SKU1035624
Buchbeschreibung W. W. Norton & Company 1999-12-17, 1999. Hardcover. Buchzustand: good. 1st. 0393045293. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 660799
Buchbeschreibung W. W. Norton & Company. Buchzustand: Like New. Minimal wear to cover. Pages clean and binding tight. Hardcover. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ES4-02948
Buchbeschreibung WW Norton & Co, New York, 1999. Boards. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. 1st Edition. Clean, tight, square and bright first edition bound in tan boards with gilt title on spine and fold-out poster in rear pocket. Shadow of a bump to foredge of front cover, otherwise unmarked and fine. Dust jacket is unclipped, protected in removable mylar, and without discernible flaws. Rivera considered the Detroit Industry Murals his finest paintings, produced in 1932-33, commissioned by Edsel Ford and covering four walls in an interior courtyard. This book reproduced the murals in great detail and adds documentary photos of the artist at work. 202 pages includes index, bibliography, notes, color and B&W photos throughout. The postal charges quoted are for an average-sized book. Due to size and weight of this item, additional postage may be required for non-domestic shipping. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2080139486
Buchbeschreibung W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. isbn matches very good to like new softcover. no marks. clean text. solid binding. poster inside back cover Fast service with confirmation, no international or priority orders over 4lbs. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000119906
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