Macdonald-Wright Mosaic, Edison Middle School (lost) – Los Angeles CA

Description

A mosaic mural entitled “Early California,” created by Stanton MacDonald-Wright for the Thomas Edison Middle School, has been lost. Stanton MacDonald-Wright was an unemployed artist hired by the Federal Art Project (FAP) in 1937.

 

 

Source notes

Marilyn Wyman, A New Deal for Art in Southern California: Murals and Sculpture under Government Patronage.  Doctoral dissertation, University of Southern California, 1982.

Steven Gelber, "Working to prosperity: New Deal murals in California,"
California History,  Vol. 58, No. 2 (Summer, 1979), pp. 98-127

 

 

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Location Info


6500 Hooper Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90001

Coordinates: 33.978996, -118.250856

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