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By: Albrizo, Conrad
Publisher: LOUISIANA ST UNIV PR:
Seller ID: 388000
Condition: Used - Good
The artist Conrad Albrizio (1894-1973), a New York City native who studied internationally, made his home in New Orleans for more than a half century. To the people of Louisiana and Alabama, he bestowed the lasting gift of large-scale public frescoes, a form he championed long after the general popularity of communal art waned. From regional realism in his New Deal-commissioned works of the 1930s to his abstract-influenced, socially conscious interpretations of the 1950s, Albrizio's creations exemplify the midcentury period while showcasing the ancient technique of fresco. In this lavishly ...