Artists of the Great Depression

Artists of the

Great Depression

This exhibition features the work of Depression-era artists, including several who were employed by the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Program, and photographers working under the Farm Securities Administration. The paintings, prints, and photographs in this exhibition include works by Dorothea Lange, John McCrady, Clarence Millet, Eudora Welty, Fonville Winans, and Marion Post Wolcott, among others. A special gallery will also focus on the establishment of The University of Louisiana at Monroe in 1931 and the great flood of 1932 in Ouachita Parish.

Presented in conjunction with Triumph Over Tragedy: The Great Depression & New Deal Era in North Louisiana.

On view
From August 28, 2009 to
November 7, 2009


on view

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