Thursday, April 27, 2017

New Deal Tree Art (2/5): "Death of a Giant"

Above: "Death of a Giant," an oil painting by Stuyvesant Van Veen (1910-1988), created while he was in the New Deal's Public Works of Art Project, 1934. From 1945 to 1979 Van Veen "taught painting and drawing at the City College of New York" ("Stuyvesant Van Veen, Muralist, Is Dead at 77," New York Times, June 3, 1988). Image courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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