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Waylande Gregory

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Photographer:
Roseaux, Marcel
Subject:
Gregory, Waylande
Roosevelt Hospital
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New Brunswick, N.J.
Date:
1937 June 2
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Gregory at work on sculpture for the WPA.

Identification on verso, left (handwritten and stamped): Title: Sculpture for Fountain; Artist: Waylande Gregory; Medium: plaster
Identification on verso, right (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 235 East 42nd Street; New York City
Location: Roosevelt Park, New Brunswick, N.J.; Date: 6/2/37; Negative No.: P.1037; Photographer: Roseaux .
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Waylande Gregory, WPA Sculptor, is shown at work on a model of a fountain group, "Light Dispelling Darkness" for the grounds of the Roosevelt Hospital, New Brunswick, N.J. which will be included in the Regional Exhibition of New York and New Jersey Artists opening to the public Wednesdau [sic], November 10 at the WPA Federal Art Gallery. 225 West 57 St., N.Y.C. The fountain is 15 feet hight and 40 feet in diameter with six symbolic groups representing "War", "Pestilence", "Famine", "Death", "Greed", and "Materialism". Ten assisting sculptors are working on the group under Mr. Gregory's supervision.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art and state
Artists at or with their work
Federal aid to the arts
New Deal, 1933-1939
Sculpture
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3035
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