Post Office Relief – Suffern NY

Description

The historic post office in Suffern, New York houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Communication”, a relief by sculptor Elliot Means. “It depicts a partially clothed woman, surrounded by the moon, clouds, stars, mountains and waves, shooting a bow with flaming arrow” (Wikipedia). The relief was created under the Section of Fine Arts program in 1937.

Source notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Post_Office_%28Suffern,_New_York%29
http://www.wpamurals.com/newyork.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 18, 2016.

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Location Info


15 Chestnut St.
Suffern, NY 10901

Coordinates: 41.116405, -74.152368

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