The University of Chicago Press
$121,000
Chicago, Illinois
2013

To support the development of the first comprehensive history of Chicago art and design from the latter part of the nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. The richly illustrated book explores the development of the city’s artistic culture in a series of primary chapters, each written by a different scholar with expertise related to Chicago’s art and design history. Additional authors contribute short essays and side-bar articles that draw upon archival resources to illuminate key aspects of this history.