Friday, July 17, 2015

New Deal Art: "Our Lady of Light"

("Our Lady of Light," a wood carving by Jose Dolores Lopez, created while he participated in the New Deal's Public Works of Art Project (PWAP), ca. 1933-34. Photo from the PWAP's final report.)

(In 1997, Gloria Lopez Cordova "elaborated the style of her grandfather, José Dolores López, and her uncle, George López," with this version of "Our Lady of Light." Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.)

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