Photographs of work by FAP artists in New Mexico, 1935-1943
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
Morris, James Stovall
Museum of New Mexico. Art Gallery
United States.Work Projects Administration
Works Progress Administration
Place of publication, production, or execution:
40 items (on partial microfilm reel).
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Photographs of works by FAP New Mexico artists: Gene Kloss, Manville Chapman, Zena Kavin, and James S. Morris, from the collection of the Museum of New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery; and a checklist of the photographed work.
Photographs of work by FAP artists in New Mexico, 1935-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel NDA 15 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Federal aid art project during the Depression. The Federal Art Project (FAP) fell under the jurisdiction of Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), established in May 1935 specifically as a work relief program for unemployed artists. Each state and territory had its own programsand were administered aid from the federal government via a local agency.
Prints purchased from Fine Arts Gallery, Museum of New Mexico, 1964.
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001