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When art coaxed the soul of America back to life

Collins, Sheila D. (2014) When art coaxed the soul of America back to life. LSE American Politics and Policy (29 Mar 2014). Website.

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With arts funding in the U.S. currently shaped largely by private donors and declining state and federal funding, Sheila D. Collins looks back to the New Deal’s federal arts projects. She writes that initiatives such as the Works Progress Administration Arts Project not only set the ground for the flowering of the graphic arts in the U.S., but also provided employment for thousands of authors, critics, musicians, photographers and artists who would become famous for their later works.

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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E11 America (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2014 14:58
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 23:22

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