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Art in Detroit Public Places

Third Edition

Dennis Alan Nawrockiphotographs by David Clements

Award Winner

By WSU Faculty, Art, Architecture, Detroit

Paperback
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333785
Pages: 160 Size: 5 x 8.75
Illustrations: 177 b&w illus.
$25.99
Review

It is believed to be the first such publication to provide a systematic and historically accurate explanation of Detroit's public treasures.

— Detroit Free Press

Dennis Alan Nawrocki is an adjunct professor of art history at the College for Creative Studies and Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.David Clements is a professional producer and director of radio, television, and photography. His work also appears in Talking Shops (Wayne State University Press, 2005).

Will be of interest not only to students of art, but also to art-loving Michiganians and tourists who will be able to use it as a specialized guide to walking and/or driving tours of the Detroit area.

– The Michigan Academician

It is believed to be the first such publication to provide a systematic and historically accurate explanation of Detroit's public treasures.

– Detroit Free Press

This attractive guidebook to sculpture in public places in Detroit emphasizes the historical background of each piece. The reader not only will be better able to enjoy Detroit but also will gain a better understanding of the city's development.

– Michigan History Magazine

This newly revised, updated and expanded third edition is the first new edition in nine years and adds many solid landmarks, Art in Detroit Public Places is highly recommended for anyone plotting a trip to Detroit."

– Midwest Book Review

  • 2000 Michigan Notable Book Award - Result: Read Michigan Selection