Thursday, October 8, 2015

New Deal Art: "Natural Power"

Above: "Natural Power," an oil painting by Raymond White Skolfield (1909-1996), created while he participated in the New Deal's Public Works of Art Project, 1934: "From wood fires to hydroelectricity, Raymond Skolfield's painting tells how power shaped the town of Proctor, Vermont." Photo and quote courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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