wpa

University Collection
5:59 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

WPA Art at WIU Gallery

Rural scenes depicted by WPA art work.
Credit Rich Egger

40 pieces of art that were commissioned as part of the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s can be seen in Macomb.

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Emphasis - April 11th
7:46 am
Fri April 12, 2013

WIU to Show WPA Art Collection

Kalman Himmel Merry-Go-Round, 1934 - Conservation Costs $2,355.00 (minimal work) or $6,105.00 (major work)
Western Illinois University Art Gallery

An upcoming show at Western Illinois University’s Art Gallery and the Figge Art Museum in Davenport features art created for W-I-U as part of the WPA and the Federal Art Project in the 30’s and 40’s.

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