An Art-Lovers Guide to the Exposition

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This handbook is designed to furnish the information necessary forintelligent appreciation of the purely artistic features of theExposition. It is planned first to explain the symbolism of thearchitecture, sculpture and painting; and second, to point out thespecial qualities that give each artistic unit its individual appeal. Itis made for the intelligent observer who, having enjoyed the purelyaesthetic impression of the various works of art, feels a legitimatecuriosity about their meaning.Everything possible has been done to make the volume a guide rather thanmerely a general treatise. The chapter groupings are the most obviouslyserviceable ones. Running heads will be found at the tops of the pages,and the sub-headings and catch-titles in each chapter are designed tomake reference. to individual features as easy as possible. A completeindex is added at the end.
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