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

Constructing Drama Facade

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Photo: Architectural Forum 1932

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Constructing Drama Facade

Oscar B. Bach, a well-renown metal-smith executed the Radio City Music Hall sculptures based on Meière's drawings. To create the vivid colors, Bach ground colored glass into a powder which he then mixed with water to form a glaze that would adhere to the metal surface.

Photo Essay

Photo Essay