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Public Sculpture in NEW JERSEY - Monuments to Collective Identity - $8

East 14th Street near Avenue A

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A visual and narrative history of New Jersey's most significant works of public sculpture, examines 150 years of past and current outdoor art. Book contains essays that profile 100 of the state's most significant works as well as the artists who created them, features 84 photographs. Sculptures were selected for the variety of stories they tell and for their range of artistic expression, from traditional to contemporary, rather than focusing on only the best-known or most visible works. By telling the stories behind the sculptures, this book captures much of New Jersey's history, especially history that may not be as well known.

* New Jersey boasts more than 700 public sculptures. By surveying these works, learn who helped shape New Jersey, and what events have been considered significant.

* This is a pristine, gift-worthy NEW book -- cover and interior clean, binding tight, spine uncreased -- has no markings, names or flaws.

* Text by Meredith Arms Bzdak, photographs by Douglas Petersen. Published by Rutgers University Press. Stiff soft cover, 214 pages, 7" by 10".

A rather hard-to-find book. $8. Pick up East 14th Street.

post id: 7751663456

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