Art

Chicago Interiors: Views of a Splendid World

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book, Lowe
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1979
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Hotel life. The great row ; Magnificence in the Loop ; Northern lights -- Player with railroads. Go Pullman ; One Grand Station -- On the town. Concert halls and theatres ; Dance halls ; Movies -- Many mansions. Lake Shore palaces ; Houses of talent -- Prairie pavilions and castles in the air. Villas ; Apartments -- Two streets. State: emporiums of delight ; La Salle: halls of commerce -- Clubland -- Public spaces. Where the people rule ; Vaults of civilization ; Where the people worship -- Rooms to remember.
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John Lavalie

Chicago Stained Glass

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book, Frueh
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1983
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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND. Ancient origins -- Romanesque churches -- Gothic cathedrals -- Medieval glass -- Decline and destruction -- Nineteenth century revival -- New directions in stained glass -- STAINED GLASS BY CHICAGO GLASSMEN. Beginnings and growth -- The glassmen -- The glass -- Styles of glass -- Stained glass for the wealthy -- The Pullman Palace car -- Stained glass in public buildings -- The strike and standardization -- Ecclesiastical stained glass. Victorian style windows ; Munich style art glass ; Sullivan's art glass at K.A.M. Temple ; Healy & Millet and McCully & Miles ; Flanagan & Biedenweg ; Frank Lloyd Wright's designs ; Thomas A. O'Shaughnessy's windows ; Giannini & Hilgart ; Drehobl Bros. Art Glass Company -- Years of decline and the art of Edgar Miller -- Adolfas Valeska's faceted glass -- Bob White's fused glass -- New directions -- ART GLASS FROM ELSEWHERE. Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris -- John La Farge and Louis Tiffany -- La Farge glass in Chicago -- Tiffany Glass in Chicago -- Edward Peck Sperry -- Mayer and Zettler Munich windows -- Willet Stained Glass Studios -- Charles J. Connick Associates -- Conrad Schmitt Studios -- Emil Frei Associates -- Conrad Pickel Studio -- Gabriel Loire Studio -- Abraham Rattner window -- Marc Chagall at the Art Institute.
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082940435X
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John Lavalie

Translucent Transformation: Interviews and Stories of Bodily Experience

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Translucent transformation refers to the ability to see beyond the surface of a person and get a better understanding of the complexity within. The author and six teenage contributors interviewing rural Illinois community members, many of which were strangers on health, illness, and body image. The findings are also expressed in visually artistic representations.
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Outer cover is loose (not attached to rest of zine).
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Buster Bear Go Hard

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Limited edition collection of artwork from Alex Cohen. Copy number 98 of 100. Abstract from author/artist webpage: "Art made under the influence of candy" (retrieved from: http://www.parkingblockpublishing.com/publications/#ac).
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