Saturday, November 22, 2008

W.P.A. (1932 - 1943)

a program that (probably) helped kick the U.S. into center stage of the art world

Ranger Doug makes reproductions of the national park posters from the era.

a very brief visual overview of the variety of posters made for different programs

a general art program blurb from wikipedia

I can't imagine that so many American artists would have pushed to the 1950s avant guard wihtout the encouragement of the WPA

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