Brooklyn High School of the Arts Mural – Brooklyn NY

Description

Under the WPA Federal Arts Project, artist Monty Lewis installed a large double fresco depicting “The Cotton Industry in Contemporary America” in 1936. The fresco may be in the auditorium or in a corridor.

At the time of installation, this building was the High School of Industrial Arts. It later became the Sarah J. Hale High School and then, in 2001, the Brooklyn High School of the Arts.

Source notes

http://sjhalehs.org/history.htm

http://schools.nyc.gov/community/facilities/PublicArt/Art/artitem.htm?e=7&an=21047
National Archives and Records Administration, Negative 18607-D
National Archives and Records Administration, Negative 18970-D

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Location Info


345 Dean St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Coordinates: 40.6838317, -73.980361

One comment on “Brooklyn High School of the Arts Mural – Brooklyn NY

  1. May 1,2019
    Monty Lewis is my father. Four 1946 mosaics will be reinstalled in the NEW Trenton High school Opening in September 2019.

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