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Just as a sculptor chips away each piece of stone to uncover a work of art, author Greg Harm has been chipping away at Lee Lawrie's raisonne for the past two decades, going where no art scholar has gone before. From the Atlas in Rockefeller Center to the WWI Memorial in Pasadena, California, the humble "Dean of American Architectural Sculptors" has created countless unsigned works.
This fourth edition, called the Nebraska Statehood's 150th Anniversary edition, of Lee Lawrie's Prairie Deco: History in Stone at the Nebraska State Capitol holds the most recent discoveries of Lawrie's works as well as breathtaking pictures of his largest commission where Art Deco meets the prairie and in which Democracy is illustrated-- the Nebraska State Capitol.