• Creator
  • Bock, Vera [artist]
  • Created Date
  • 8-18-03
  • Description
  • Poster, color, 71 x 56 cm. “The Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration is a practical relief project, which also emphasizes the best tradition of the democratic spirit. The WPA artist, in rendering his own impression of things, speaks also for the spirit of his fellow countrymen everywhere. I think the WPA artist exemplifies with great force the essential place which the arts have in a democratic society such as ours.” Frankl... more
    Poster, color, 71 x 56 cm. “The Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration is a practical relief project, which also emphasizes the best tradition of the democratic spirit. The WPA artist, in rendering his own impression of things, speaks also for the spirit of his fellow countrymen everywhere. I think the WPA artist exemplifies with great force the essential place which the arts have in a democratic society such as ours.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt – excerpt from the address delivered on the tenth anniversary of the opening of the The posters produced by the Works Progress Administration/Federal Art Project represent the integration of the fine and the practical arts. For more information on the WPA/FAP see image: Holger Cahill. Museum of Modern Art, May 11, 1939. Understanding civilizations through art. 16 History; 25-27 Fine Arts. less
  • Format
  • Wpapos1