Tag Archives: WPA

Scooping the Michener

Well, OK, it’s newspapers you scoop, not museums, but the Coryell Gallery in Lambertville is going to be showing the work of 1930s-era painter Charles Ward before the Michener opens its show Oct. 31 (it runs through Feb. 14, 2010). … Continue reading

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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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