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Toward a People's Art: The Contemporary Mural Movement

Cockcroft, Eva Sperling, John Weber and Jim Cockcroft

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ISBN 10: 0525221654 / ISBN 13: 9780525221654
Published by E. P. Dutton (1977), New York, 1977
Condition: Good Hardcover
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292 pages. 16 pages of color plates, many black-and-white illustrations. First edition (first printing). A well worn copy, with the cloth discolored at the top and bottom of the spine; dust jacket frayed at top of spine. However, it is inscribed, 'To our good friend Daniel [del Solar] who has worked in our common struggle for a people's culture. Eva & Jim.' The inscription appears to be in Eva's hand and Jim has signed his name after. Laid in is an invitation to a publication party for the book. An important book, not often found inscribed. Bookseller Inventory # 84538

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Title: Toward a People's Art: The Contemporary ...

Publisher: E. P. Dutton (1977), New York

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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The classic account of the U.S. mural movement in the 1960s-70s, with new essays that place the book in the context of the cultural struggles of the time, and record the continuing commitment into the 1990s.

About the Author:

Eva Cockcroft is a muralist and writer who lives in Los Angeles. John Pitman Weber continues to be active in the Chicago Public Art Group (formerly the Chicago Mural Group) and teaches at Elmhurst College. James Cockcroft, a sociologist, is the author of numerous books, the most recent of which is Latinos in Bisbol. Ben Keppel teaches history at the University of Oklahoma, and Timothy Drescher teaches interdisciplinary humanities and critical social thought at San Francisco State University. Lucy R. Lippard is the author of eighteen books on contemporary art.

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