Scenes of American Life
Accession number 87.1137.5.1
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 Material Information
Title: Scenes of American Life study
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: Robert Hallowell ( Artist )
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Futuristic/Utopian -- Public Works -- Industry -- Landscape -- Figurative -- Laborers/Workers -- Technology -- New Deal
Genre: study
 Notes
Content description: Oil on canvas mural study depicting five vignettes, from left to right: Indians in landscape with mountains, building of a bridge, industrial worker at machinery, crane lifting a load, laborers working on a dam with a family group in the foreground holding a sign with a message POWER, HARNESSED AND MADE CHEAP, CONTROLLED DEMOCRATICALLY AND USED FOR THE COMMON GOOD RELEASES MAN FROM NEEDLESS TOLL AND CONVERTS TECHNOLOGICAL UNEMPLOYMENT INTO MASS LEISURE. MASS LEISURE MEANS SECURITY FOR ALL, MEANS INDIVIDUAL SELF DEVELOPMENT, MEANS THE ENRICHMENT OF THE NATIONAL CULTURE THE TRUE OBJECTIVE AND JUSTIFICATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC EXPERIMENT. (OR A STATEMENT OF SIMILAR IMPORT SIGNED BY SECRETARY ICKES.) WOULD HE SIGN THIS - PLEASE.
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: WOLF000939
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location: The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: accession number - 87.1137.5.1
Classification: Fine Art

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