Federal Art Project
   The Federal Art Project was established as part of the Works Progress Administration under Federal One to provide work for artists. By 1936, it employed 6,000 people, more than half of them directly producing works of art, including more than 42,000 paintings and 1,000 murals on public buildings. Among those employed at different times were Ben Shahn, John Steuart Curry, and Grant Wood.

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