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Philip Guston's mural Work - the American way at the 1939 New York World's Fair, 1939 May 4, from the Hugo Gellert papers, 1916-1986

Philip Guston's mural Work - the American way at the 1939 New York World's Fair, 1939 May 4

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Title: Philip Guston's mural Work - the American way at the 1939 New York World's Fair

Date: 1939 May 4

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

Description: Identification on attachment (typewritten): This mural by Philip Guston at the entrance of the WPA Community Building at the World's Fair is a symbol to convey the idea of "WPA in its relationship to the community", executed under the direction of the Federal Art Project, it serves to announce the theme of the other murals within the building.

Note on verso identifies Robbins as photographer, working for Federal Art Project, W.P.A., Photographic Division.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Hugo Gellert papers, 1916-1986

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Philip Guston's mural Work - the American way at the 1939 New York World's Fair, 1939 May 4 / David Robbins, photographer. Hugo Gellert papers, 1916-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11189