Art Institute of Chicago.
Over 200 illustrations drawn from the Art Institute of Chicago's repository of architectural drawings, models, and building fragments present a striking record of Chicago's great buildings and structures.
The first publication to focus on the Art Institute's outstanding collection of American modernism, this volume includes over 175 important paintings, sculptures, decorative-art objects, and works on paper made in North America between World War II and 1955. Together they fully reflect the history of American art in these decades, including examples of early modernism, Social Realism, Surrealism, and Abstract Expressionism. Among the paintings are...