Location/Culturally Based

Art in Chicago: 1945-1995. 
New York: Thames and Hudson and Museum of Contemporary Art, 1996.

Castleman, Craig. Getting Up: Subway Graffiti in New York. 
Cambridge: MIT Press, 1982

Changuion, Paul. The African Mural. 
London: New Holland Ltd., 1989.

Charlot, Jean. The Mexican Mural Renaissance 1920-1925. 
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1963.

Clark, Yoko and Hama, Chizu. California Murals.   
Berkeley: Lancaster—Miller Publishers, 1979.

Drescher, Tim. San Francisco Murals: Community Creates Its Muse. 
3rd edition. St. Paul: Pogo Press, 1998.

Dunitz, Robin J. Street Gallery, Guide to Over 1000 Los Angeles Murals
Los Angeles: RJD Enterprises, 1997.

Dunitz, Robin and Prigoff, James. Painting the Towns: Murals of California. 
Los Angeles: RJD Enterprises, 1997.

Dunitz, Robin J. Los Angeles Murals by African American Artists: Book of Postcards. 
Los Angeles: RTD Enterprises, 1995.

Elliot, Marco. Le Peid du Mur. Paris: Le Temps Approvoise, 1990. 
(Murals done with the youth of France and California).

Gray, Mary Lackritz. A Guide to Chicago’s Murals. 
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press Ltd., 2001.

Gude, Olivia and Huebner, Jeff. Urban Art Chicago. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Press

Harris, Moira F. Museum of the Streets: Minnesota’s Contemporary Outdoor Murals. 
Minneapolis: Pogo Press, 1981.

Hurlburt, Laurance P. The Mexican Mural Muralists in the United States. 
New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1991.

Johnson, Malcolm. Outdoor Murals in Pinellas County, Fl. 
Seminole, Florida, 1985.

Kahn, Douglas and Neumaier, Diane, eds. Cultures in Contention. 
Seattle: The Real Comet Press, 1985. (Includes “Our People Are Internal Exiles” by Judith Francisca Baca).

Kunzle, David. The Murals of Revolutionary Nicaragua 1979-1992. 
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.

Lippard, Lucy. Mixed Blessings: New Art in Multicultural America. 
New York: Panthenon Books, 1990.

Little, Nina Fletcher. American Wall Painting, 1700-1850. 
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1989. (Originally published in 1952).

Prigoff, James and Robin J. Dunitz. Walls of Heritage, Walls of Pride: African American Murals. 
San Francisco: Pomegranate, 2000.

Schmidt-Brummer, Horst. Venice, California: Urban Fantasy
New York: Grossman Publishers, 1973.
(Murals figure in this photographic study of the town).

Sorell, Victor, ed. Guide to Chicago Murals: Yesterday and Today. 
Chicago: Chicago Council of Fine Arts, 1979. (Booklet).

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Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workmen of America, AFL-CIO. Cry for Justice. 
Chicago, 1972. (Illustrated booklet on Chicago murals).

Cockcroft, Eva; Weber, John Pitman; and Cockcroft, James. Toward a People’s Art:
The Contemporary Mural Movement
. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1977. 
(Reprint: Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998 with additional essays
by Tom Drescher, Lucy Lippard, and Ben Keppel.)

Garcia, Rupert. Raza Murals and Muralists: A Historical View. 
San Francisco: Galeria de la Raza, 1974.

Jewett, Masha Azakheim. Coit TowerSan Francisco. It’s History and Art. 
San Francisco: Volcano Press, 1983.

Lacy, Suzanne, ed. Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art.
Seattle: Bay Press, 1995.

Macklenburg, Virginia. The Public as Patron.  A History of Treasury Department Murals
from the Collection of the University of Maryland Art Gallery, c. 1979.

Marling, Karal Ann. Wall-to-Wall America: A Cultural History of Post-Office Murals in the
Great Depression. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1982.

Reisner, Robert George. Graffiti: Two Thousand Years of Wall Writing. 
New York: Cowles Book Co., 1971.

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Chaflant, Henry and Prigoff, James. Spraycan Art
New York: Thames and Hudson Inc., 1987.

Doerner, Max. Materials of the Artist. 
New York: Harcourt Brace and Co., 1934.

Gutierrez, Jose. From Fresco to Plastics: New Materials for Easel and Mural Paintings.  Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1952.

Kay, Reed. The Painters Companion. 
Cambridge: Webb Books, Inc., 1963.

Kenna, Carol and Lobb, Steve. Mural Manual
London: Greenwich Mural Workshop Ltd., 1991.

Mayer, Ralph. The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques.
New York: Viking Press, 1970.

Seligman, Patricia. Painting Murals: Images, Ideas, and Techniques. 
Cincinnati: North Light Books, 1988.

Rogovin, Mark; Burton, Marie; and Highfill, Holly. Mural Manual. Tim Drescher, ed. 
Boston: Beacon Press, 1975.

Rolston, Bill. Drawing Support and Drawing Support 2
Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications,1992 and 1995.

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Critical Theory

Becker, Carol and Wiens, Anne, eds. The Artist in Society: Rights, Roles, and Responsibilities.  Chicago: New Art Examiner Press, 1995.

Booth, Kathy. Culture Builds Communities: A Guide to Partnership Building and Putting Culture to Work on Social Issues. Washington, D.C.: Partners For Livable Communities, 1995.

Doss, Erika. Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995

Felshin, Nina, ed. But Is It Art?: The Spirit of Activism
Seattle: Bay Press 1995.

Fulton, Jean, ed. Art Out There—Toward a Publicity Engaged Art Practice
Chicago: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Press, 1996.

Gablick, Suzi. The Re-Enchantment of Art
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1992.

London, Peter. Step Out-Side. Community-Based Art Education
Portsmouth: Heinmann, 1994.

Mamry, Ann, and Gertrude James Gonzalez, eds. Cultural Activism: Poetic Voices,
Political Voices
.  New York: SUNY Press, New York Press, 1998.
(Includes “Innovators and Elders: Painting in the Streets” by Olivia Gude,
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz and Marcus Akinlana.)

Marks, D’Arlyn, ed. Artists in the City. A Report on CETA Artists in St.Paul.
St.Paul, Minnesota, 1978.

McKinzie, Richard D. The New Deal for Artists
Princeton: Princeton Paperback, 1973.

Mitchell, W.J.T. Art and the Public Sphere
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Mueller, Mary Korstad. Murals Creating an Environment
Worcester: Davis Publishing, 1979.

O’Connor, Francis V. Art for the Millions
New York: New York Graphic Society, Ltd., 1973. 
(Essays by artists and administrators of the WPA Federal Art Project.)

Park, Marlene, and Markowitz, Gerald E. Democratic Vistas:
Post Office and Public Art in the New Deal
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984.

Redstone, Louis G., and Redstone, Ruth P. Public Art. New Directions
New York: McGraw Hill Book Co., 1981

Rolston, Bill. Politics and Painting: Murals of Northern Ireland.
New Jersey: Associated University Presses, 1991.

Stiles, Kristine, and Seiz, Peter eds. Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art
Universiy of California Press, Berkley, 1996. 
(Includes “Murals as People’s Art” by John Pitman Weber; originally published in
, September 1971.)

Senie, Harriet, and Webster, Sally. Critical Issues in Public Art:  Content, Context,
and Controversy
. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998.

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Barnett, Alan W. Community Murals: The People’s Art. 
Philadelphia, The Art Alliance Press, Inc., 1984.

Barthelmeh, Volker. Street Murals.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1982.

Beardsley, John. Art in Public Places
Partners for Livable Places, 1981.

Chalfant, Henry, and Cooper, Martha. Subway Art. 
New York: Henry Holt Company, 1984. 

Chewning, John A. Urban Walls
Cincinnati: Carl Solway Gallery, 1976.

Cooper, Graham, and Sargent, Doug. Painting the Town
Oxford: Phaidon Press, 1979.

Dickson, Malcolm. Artists Handbooks: Art with People
AN publications, 1988.

Flemming, Ronald Lee and Tscharner, Renata von. Place Makers.
Public Art That Tells You Where You Are. 
Cambridge: Townscape Institute, 1981.

Foner, Philip S., and Shultz, Reinhard, eds. The Other America. 
Art and Labor Movement in the United States. 
Kansas City: Midwest Publisher, 1986.

Greenberg, David; Smith, Kathryn; and Teacher, Stuart. Big Art: Megamurals
and Supergraphics. 
Philadelphia: Running Press, 1977.

Hieronimus, Robert. America’s Bicentennial Mural Guide Book. 
Baltimore: Salvatarium, 1974.

Hieronimus, Robert. Apocalypse Mural Guide.
Baltimore: Hopkins Union, 1974.

Merken, Betty and Merken, Stefan. Wall Art, Megamurals, and Supergraphics. 
Philadelphia: Running Press, 1987.

Miles, Malcolm. Art for Public Places
Winchester School of Art Press, 1989.

Pocock, Phillip. The Obvious Illusion. Murals and the Lower East Side. 
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.

Powers, Stephen. The Art of Getting Over: Graffiti at the Millennium. 
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.

Sommer, Robert. Street Art. 
New York: Links Books, 1975.

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Bahouth, Candace and Fasset, Kaffe. Mosaics. Inspiration and Original Projects
for Interiors and Exteriors. 
Newtown: The Taunton Press, 1999.                                                  

Biggs, Emma and Hunkin, Tessa. Mosaic Workshop. 
Vermont: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1999.

Cheek, Martin.  Mosaics. Design Source Book. 
Vermont: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1999.

Coyle, Carolyn. Designing with Tile
New York: Von Nostrand Reinhold, 1995.

Dawson, D.T. The New Mosaics: 40 Projects to Make with Glass, Metal,
Paper, Beans, Buttons, Felt, Found Objects, and More. 
Asheville: Lark Books, 1999.

Dierks, Leslie. Making Mosaics: Designs, Techniques, and Projects
New York: Sterling Publishing Co, 1998.

Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar and Rottgen, Steffi. The Art of Mosaics
Catalog with essays by Steffi Rottgen and Claudia Pryzyborowski. 
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1982.

Goodrick-Clarke, Celia and Vance, Peggy. The Mosaic Book: Ideas,
Projects, and Techniques. Vermont: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1996.

Sherman, Anthony C. The Gilbert Mosaic Collection
West Haven: Pendulum Press, 1971. 

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Austwick, Jill and Austwick, Brian. The Decorated Tile:
An Illustrated History of English Tile-making and Design. 

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1981.

Berendsen, Anne. Tiles, A General History
New York: The Viking Press, 1967.

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Byrne, Michael. Setting Tile
Newtown: The Taunton Press, 1995.

Hutton, Helen. Mosaic Making Techniques. 
New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1977.

McMann, Michael. Artist Beware
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1979.

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