Frescoes by the Bay
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Frescoes by the Bay: A Walking Tour of San Francisco’s Buon Fresco Murals

The double volume publications of Frescoes by the Bay explore the 1930′s WPA works of  acclaimed artists and muralist from Diego Rivera to Maxine Albro to Victor Arnautoff, who painted their murals in San Francisco during the height of the Great Depression.

The books lyrically cites the personal challenges faced by the artists, the stories behind each mural, and the techniques used, which together provide a compelling and interesting picture of the artists, times and events. Further, there is a complete index, including Global Position System coordinates where each of the various murals depicted in the book can be found.