Stuart Davis

Stuart Davis appears in the following:

Art in Public: Stuart Davis on Abstract Art and the WPA, 1939

Friday, February 15, 2013


This live dedication of four Works Progress Administration (WPA) murals in WNYC’s Studio B is most notable for the comments of abstract artist Stuart Davis, the only one of the murals’ creators in attendance. 

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Dedication of WNYC Studio Murals

Wednesday, August 02, 1939

Ceremony for installation of the WNYC Murals.


WPA and the Arts

Sunday, March 06, 1938

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Re-enactment of the proposal, on January 5, 1938, to create a federal bureau of the arts based on the WPA.

Six panelists (3 for and 3 against) discuss ...