Hicksville Middle School Murals – Hicksville NY

Description

The Works Progress Administration’s (WPA’s) Federal Art Project commissioned a set of five murals for the auditorium of what was then known as Hicksville Junior-Senior High School (now Hicksville Middle School), on Jerusalem Ave.

WPAMurals.com: “These murals were done by Joseph Allen Physioc, and are titled “Man Beating Gold” (missing),”Cantiague Rock,” “Early Hicksville,” “Farm Field,” and “Curtis Airfield.” They are oil on canvas. Three of them measure approx. 8′ x 7′ and 2 of the murals are arched in shape and measure approx. 11′ x 7′.”

Source notes

http://hpsms.ss19.sharpschool.com/middle_school/history_of_hicksville_middle_school (accessed Oct. 14, 2018)

http://www.wpamurals.com/hicksvil.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 14, 2018.

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Location Info


215 Jerusalem Ave.
Hicksville, NY 11801

Coordinates: 40.761001, -73.522164

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