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June 1, 2012

Depression era art favorites

Filed under: Our Favorite Things — Lori Williamson @ 9:56 am

Acting Head of Collections and Art Curator Brian Szott was on MPR’s Morning Edition with Cathy Wurzer discussing the Depression era Public Works Art Project, the new exhibit “1934: A New Deal for Artists,” and WPA art in the MHS Collection. These two pieces Brian mentioned as some of his favorites.

Bob Brown

Scar’d

ca. 1934

Dorothea Lau

Workers

1935

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