Created in the heart of the Great Depression the WPA supported thousands of artists thus some of the best scenes of the nation were created – some noble, some absurd – portraying the spirit of the 1930’s. 77 more words
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“Hollywood” — The 1937-38 Life magazine commission is the centerpiece of the Peabody Essex Museum’s exciting new exhibit.
For Thomas Hart Benton, history was not a scholarly study, but a drama. 564 more words
When you’re the daughter of a famous American painter, you’ve likely got some very different thoughts on the man behind the brush than what’s been written in the history books. 627 more words