Board of Water and Light Dye Conditioning Plant: Pollock Mural – Lansing MI

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Description

The Board of Water and Light Dye Conditioning Plant in Lansing, Michigan contains multiple examples of New Deal artwork, including: “Water as Hydro-Electric Power,” a 1941 mural by Charles Pollock.

“Charles Pollock’s 1941 mural in the center shows man’s control over nature and the importance of water as hydro-electric power. The figures represent agriculture and industry, and the use of plastics and agricultural chemistry, refer to the research and work activities undertaken in this building”

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http://artmuseum.msu.edu/wpa/WPA/pages/bwl.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 20, 2017.

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Location Info


148 South Cedar St.
Lansing, MI 48933

Coordinates: 42.731575, -84.546407

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