- Jamaica, Queens, NY
- Site Type:
- Art Works, Murals
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
- A. Grant Arnold, Elizabeth Olds, Louis Lozowick, Nan Lurie, Philip Cheney, Raphael Soyer
- Quality of Information:
- Site Survival:
The Queens Borough Public Library features a number of murals completed through the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The murals are: A. Grant Arnold’s “The Big Maple Tree” (1936), Philip Cheney’s “12th and Market Sts., Phila.” (1936), Louis Lozowick’s “Night Repairs” (1939), Nan Lurie’s “Next” (1937), Elizabeth Olds’s “Pittsburgh” (date unknown), and Raphael Soyer’s “Portrait of a Man (A Transient)” and “Working Girls Going Home” (both 1936).
The location and status of these works is presently unknown to Living New Deal.
Bruce I. Buston, A New Deal for the Arts (Seattle: The University of Washington Press, 1997), 85, 86, 91, 92, 93.
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