The New Deal:

Smithsonian Channel : Published on Jun 28, 2012
One of the greatest experiments in public art gave voice and vision to American artists, authors and musicians.
Smithsonian American Art Museum: Published on Jul 26, 2010
The Public Works of Art Project gave artists an opportunity to create art during the Great Depression. Co-Curator of the American Art Museum, Ann Wagner, discusses the federal government and its program to support artists, the artists’ lives working on the federal pay roll, and select paintings from the exhibition 1934: A New Deal for Artists.