Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School: Kelpe Mural – Oak Park IL

Project type: Art, Murals
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Description

This oil on canvas mural “Early Farmers” by Karl Kelpe, and a companion piece (“Pioneers”), were originally in the main entrance of the old Julian School building. They were painted in 1936 with funding from the WPA Federal Art Project.

Size: 16’11” x 8′

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Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/

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Location Info


325 S. Kenilworth Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302

Location notes: "D" Wing (Music Wing)

Coordinates: 41.882944, -87.797038

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