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Roosevelt’s Finest

Ben Shahn made the town of Roosevelt. That is, it was called Jersey Homesteads until he created his famous mural on the public school during FDR’s Works Progress Administration. Shahn became a legend, and soon other artists followed him and … Continue reading

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Urban Realist

It’s hard to believe I only discovered the artist Virginia Snedeker in 2006, when I wrote about her exhibit at Morven. Since then, I’ve come to know her brother, Dick Snedeker, very well. Ms. Snedeker’s work can be seen at … Continue reading

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