WPA

African American artists have contributed to this nation’s cultural landscape throughout its history. In honor of African American History Month, we are highlighting ten African American artists…

Long before inclusivity was a crucial lens through which we viewed everything from history to public spaces, one prominent American artist set out to correct the record all on his own.
An estimated 225,000 works were commissioned during the depression era under president Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal and the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project (WPA), a program…