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By Nicholas A. Veronico,Betty S. Veronico

ISBN-10: 1467125741

ISBN-13: 9781467125741

ISBN-10: 1540225755

ISBN-13: 9781540225757

the nice melancholy was once a bad blow for the Bay Area�s thriving artwork neighborhood. a number of deepest paintings tasks saved a small variety of sculptors operating, yet for almost all, clients of discovering new commissions have been grim. via the mid-1930s, Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt�s New Deal software had accumulated steam, and information was once supplied to the nation�s artwork group. Salvation got here from the Works growth management (WPA), which hired millions of artists to provide sculpture for public venues. The Bay sector artwork group for this reason benefitted from the necessity to fill the then-forthcoming Golden Gate foreign Exposition (GGIE) with sculpture of all sizes and shapes. As undesirable because the melancholy was once, its legacy greater than eighty years on is considered one of good looks. The Bay quarter is dotted with sculpture from this period, nearly all of it on public show. Depression-Era Sculpture of the Bay zone is a visible journey of this inventive bounty.

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