'Exodus to the Cities' painting photograph   Save
'Exodus to the Cities' painting photograph
Description: Photograph of a painting titled "Exodus to the Cities" by Karl Anderson. The painting is located in the Bedford, Ohio post office. It is oil on canvas and measures 6 1/8' by 5'. The mural was created in 1937 with funding from the Section of Painting and Sculpture, a depression era public works program administered by the Treasury Department that provided work for unemployed artists. They awarded commissions through competitions and paid artists for their work, for a total of more than 1300 murals and 300 sculptures. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04714
Subjects: Artists; Paintings; mural paintings (visual works); Public buildings--Ohio; Great Depression; New Deal, 1933-1939
Places: Bedford (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)