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Photo Essay: The Art and Architecture of an Art Deco Muralist

Creation

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Photo: Copyright: 2009 Hildreth Meière Dunn

National Academy of SciencesAir PendentiveTemple Emanu-ElCreationRadio City Music HallDrama FacadeConstructing Drama FacadeNebraska State CapitolPeace CouncilMagnificat WindowSt. Bartholemew's ChurchPelican MosaicMeière Reveiwing MosaicThe Progress of WomenTriptych From World War IIThe Cathedral BasilicaDrinking Deer MosaicWorking on Prudential Plaza

Creation

At the apex of the 8-story arch in the Temple Emanu-El is an illustration of day two of the Creation story as told in Genesis. The mosaic is made of colored glass and gold leaf tiles or tesserae.

Photo Essay

Photo Essay