The stone sculpture at this site, entitled “Alice in Wonderland,” was likely made by Emmanuel Viviano with WPA Federal Art Project funding. Based on this post from 2009 0n the MIR Appraisal Services blog, the sculpture may have been relocated:… read more
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…. read more
This oil on canvas mural, entitled “Child and Sports–Summer” was painted by Ethel Spears in 1937. It is a companion piece to “Child and Sports–Winter” at the Percy Julian Middle School. Both murals were originally installed at the Lowell School…. read more
This carving, entitled “The Wild Beasts,” hangs in the library of Lincoln Elementary School. It was designed by Andrene Kauffman and carved from oak by C. Svec.
Frances Badger completed these two oil-on-canvas murals, entitled “Sailor with Spyglass” and “Treasure Island,” in 1936 with funds provided by the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project. They were originally painted for the Louis Stevenson Playground but have… read more
Karl Kelpe painted this oil on canvas mural, entitled “Pioneers,” in 1936 with WPA Federal Art Project funding. It measures 16’11” by 8′. From the New Deal Art Registry: “This mural and a companion piece “(“Early Farmers”) were originally in… read more
This oil on canvas mural “Child and Sports–Winter” measures 16’10” by 6’2.” It was painted by Ethel Spears in 1937 with WPA Federal Art Project funding. The mural was originally at the Lowell School in Oak Park. Its companion piece, ‘Child… read more