Monument Man: The Life & Art of Daniel Chester French
The artist who created the statue for the Lincoln Memorial, John Harvard in Harvard Yard, and The Minute Man in Concord, Massachusetts, Daniel Chester French (1850–1931) is America's best-known sculptor of public monuments. Monument Man is the first comprehensive biography of this fascinating figure and his illustrious career. Full of rich detail and beautiful archival photographs, Monument Man is a nuanced study of a preeminent artist whose evolution ran parallel to, and deeply influenced, the development of American sculpture, iconography, and historical memory. Monument Man was specially commissioned by Chesterwood / National Trust for Historic Preservation. The release will coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of Chesterwood, his country home and studio, as a public site and with a major renovation of the Lincoln Memorial. The book includes a comprehensive geographical guide to French's public work.
99 Creative Careers to Live a Life Less Ordinary.
Did you know that you can get paid to sleep? What about earning a living from eating? Fancy a stint processing the mail in Antarctica?
Covering creative, scientific, sporting, academic and performance careers, from a wide range of sectors and industries, this book shows you all the ridiculous, fun, strange, outlandish and interesting ways to make money.
I Can Get Paid for That? is the alternative career guide you never got at school.
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