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Art within reach : artists and craft workers, architects and patrons in the making of public art

Author: Peter Townsend
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"... Describes why and how sculpture, paintings, murals and crafts are commissioned by government and municipal authorities, industry, commerce, and hospital and educational institutions for siting in public places to make art available to the public outside of museums and galleries. It relates the practical experiences of those most directly concerned and offers guidelines on successful commissioning."-- back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Townsend
ISBN: 0500973156 : 9780500973158
OCLC Number: 11339836
Notes: "Published by Art monthly in collaboration with the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Crafts Council."
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Responsibility: edited by Peter Townsend.

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"... Describes why and how sculpture, paintings, murals and crafts are commissioned by government and municipal authorities, industry, commerce, and hospital and educational institutions for siting in public places to make art available to the public outside of museums and galleries. It relates the practical experiences of those most directly concerned and offers guidelines on successful commissioning."-- back cover.

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