1934: A New Deal for Artists

1934: A New Deal for Artists

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by Ann Prentice Wagner

The accompanying exhibition catalogue is co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and D Giles Ltd. in London. The text features an essay by Roger Kennedy, historian and director emeritus of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History; individual entries for each artwork by Ann Prentice Wagner; and an introduction by the museum's director Elizabeth Broun.

1934: A New Deal for Artists was organized to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Public Works of Art Project by drawing on the Smithsonian American Art Museum's unparalleled collection of vibrant artworks created for the program. The paintings in this exhibition are a lasting visual record of America at a specific moment in time. George Gurney, curator emeritus, organized the exhibition with Ann Prentice Wagner, curator of drawings at the Arkansas Art Center.

  • Softcover: 156 pages
  • Publisher: GILES; 1st edition (June 26, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0-9790678-4-6
  • Dimensions: 11 x 10"