Jun 22, 2021 05:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)
An introduction to the newly-printed Living New Deal map of the “Public Works and Art of the New Deal in Washington DC”, with over 500 sites of projects done during the FDR administration; a survey of where to see New Deal public art in DC; and a discussion of the importance of New Deal art and dealing with controversial public art. (Copies of the map can be ordered at https://livingnewdeal.org/washington-dc-map-guide/)
Richard A Walker is Director of the Living New Deal and professor emeritus of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sarah Gordon is curator at the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and Adjunct Professor of Art at American University.