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WPA – Works Progress Administration. New Deal Art During the Great Depression. On May 6, 1935, the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) was created to help provide economic relief to the citizens of the United States who were suffering through the Great Depression.
History of the New Deal Art Projects. In 1933 and 1934, during the period of “The Great Depression,” the Federal government’s Public Works of Art Project (PWAP) was organized by the Civil Works Administration.
The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1936. It responded to needs for relief, reform, and recovery from the Great Depression.Major federal programs included the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), the Civil Works Administration (CWA), the Farm Security ...
Early New Deal Programs: PWAP and FERA . George Biddle is credited with first suggesting a federal arts program to FDR. A classmate of Roosevelt's at Groton, Biddle had studied painting with famed Mexican muralist Diego Rivera and was inspired by the Mexican mural movement of the '20s to a vision of a socially-conscious public art movement in the U.S.
Robert Minor. Pittsburgh (1916) Source . Robert Minor, Morgan, Mellon, and Rockefeller (c. 1922) Source . Thomas Hart Benton, Boomtown (1928) Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester . Louis Lozowick, Hanover Square (1929) Smithsonian Art Museum
The Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934, or the Wheeler-Howard Act, was U.S. federal legislation that dealt with the status of Native Americans (known in law as American Indians or Indians). It was the centerpiece of what has been often called the "Indian New Deal".The major goal was to reverse the traditional goal of assimilation of Indians into American society and to strengthen ...
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Harlem Renaissance - Visual art: Visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance, like the dramatists, attempted to win control over representation of their people from white caricature and denigration while developing a new repertoire of images. Prior to World War I, black painters and sculptors had rarely concerned themselves with African American subject matter.
Watanabe Shozaburo started his print shop in 1906 selling original ukiyo-e prints to Europeans and Americans. As those original prints became scarcer and more expensive, it became apparent that there was money to be made in making and selling quality reproductions from newly carved blocks of ukiyo-e prints.