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The Resource Civic art : a centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, edited by Thomas E. Luebke

Civic art : a centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, edited by Thomas E. Luebke

Label
Civic art : a centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts
Title
Civic art
Title remainder
a centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas E. Luebke
Title variation
  • Civic art
  • Civic art
  • Centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts
Title variation remainder
  • a centennial history of the United States Commission of Fine Arts
  • a centennial history of the US Commission of Fine Arts
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
NA712
LC item number
.C36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Luebke, Thomas E
  • United States
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  • United States
  • Public architecture
  • Architecture
  • Washington (D.C.)
Label
Civic art : a centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, edited by Thomas E. Luebke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Shipping list no.: 2013-0025-S
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / by Earl A. Powell -- I. Aim high in hope and work : politics and planning in Washington before. An enduring design legacy : Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. in the nation's capital / essay by Arleyn A. Levee -- II. Statues, fountains, and monuments : the Burnham and French chairmanships, 1910-1916. The improvement of Washington City : Charles Moore and Washington's monumental core / essay by Pamela Scott -- III. Thine alabaster cities gleam : Charles Moore and the classical paradigm, 1916-1937. The Jefferson Memorial : a pyrrhic victory for American architecture / essay by Carroll William Westfall -- IV. Heroism, history, and automobiles : the chairmanships of Gilmore Clarke and David Finley, 1937-1963. Presidential influence : Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and the design of Washington's icons of executive power, 1933-1953 / essay by William B. Bushong -- V. Modernism and monumentality : the chairmanship of William Walton, 1963-1971. Rather strong advisory : William Walton's Commission and the challenge of the FBI Building / essay by Zachary M. Schrag -- VI. The past is present : J. Carter Brown and the postmodern era, 1971-2002. Washington aesthetics : J. Carter Brown and Commission of Fine Arts / essay by Richard Guy Wilson -- VII. To every age its art : the Robinson, Childs, and Powell chairmanships, 2002-2012 -- Appendix A: Legislative history -- Appendix B: Biographies of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, Old Georgetown Board, Contributing Staff, and essayists
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
626 p.
Isbn
9780160897023
Lccn
2013412887
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)768168746
Label
Civic art : a centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, edited by Thomas E. Luebke
Publication
Note
Shipping list no.: 2013-0025-S
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / by Earl A. Powell -- I. Aim high in hope and work : politics and planning in Washington before. An enduring design legacy : Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. in the nation's capital / essay by Arleyn A. Levee -- II. Statues, fountains, and monuments : the Burnham and French chairmanships, 1910-1916. The improvement of Washington City : Charles Moore and Washington's monumental core / essay by Pamela Scott -- III. Thine alabaster cities gleam : Charles Moore and the classical paradigm, 1916-1937. The Jefferson Memorial : a pyrrhic victory for American architecture / essay by Carroll William Westfall -- IV. Heroism, history, and automobiles : the chairmanships of Gilmore Clarke and David Finley, 1937-1963. Presidential influence : Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and the design of Washington's icons of executive power, 1933-1953 / essay by William B. Bushong -- V. Modernism and monumentality : the chairmanship of William Walton, 1963-1971. Rather strong advisory : William Walton's Commission and the challenge of the FBI Building / essay by Zachary M. Schrag -- VI. The past is present : J. Carter Brown and the postmodern era, 1971-2002. Washington aesthetics : J. Carter Brown and Commission of Fine Arts / essay by Richard Guy Wilson -- VII. To every age its art : the Robinson, Childs, and Powell chairmanships, 2002-2012 -- Appendix A: Legislative history -- Appendix B: Biographies of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, Old Georgetown Board, Contributing Staff, and essayists
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
626 p.
Isbn
9780160897023
Lccn
2013412887
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)768168746

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