The Beach Chalet contains several New Deal artworks, including this set of monochrome frescoes by Lucien Labaudt located in the stairwell and corridor to the restrooms. The frescoes were painted in 1937 under the WPA’s Federal Art Project.
“San Francisco Life”, painted by Lucien Labaudt, is a fresco covering three walls of the dining room. The mural depicts four San Francisco tourist locales: the beach, Golden Gate Park, Fisherman’s Wharf, and the Marina. Recognizable figures of the time… read more
This 5’6″ x 27′ fresco mural “Advancement of Learning Through the Printing Press” by Lucien Labaudt was completed in 1936 with funding from the WPA Federal Art Project.
Lucien Labaudt painted two murals for what was then the Los Angeles Post Office and Courthouse, “Life on the Old Spanish and American Ranchos” (1938), and “Aerodynamism” (1941). These murals were both removed when the post office moved out of… read more