The University of Chicago Press
Chicago, Illinois

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.