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1934: A New Deal for Artists

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Publisher Comments:

Celebrates the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Public Works of Art Program, created in 1934 against the backdrop of the Great Depression. The 55 paintings in this volume are a lasting visual record of America at a specific moment in time; a response to an economic situation that is all too familiar

Synopsis:

Draws on 56 vibrant paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museumand#8217;s unique collection created for the Public Works of Art

About the Author

Ann Prentice Wagner is a curatorial associate at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Roger G. Kennedy, is a historian and director emeritus of the Smithsonianand#8217;s National Museum of American History; Elizabeth Broun has been the director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum since 1989

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904832676
Publisher:
Giles
Subject:
American - General
Author:
Wagner, Ann Prentice
Subject:
Painting, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Public Works of Art Project (United States)
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
American
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
95 color illustrations, BandW illustrati
Pages:
156
Dimensions:
11 x 10 in

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