Skip to main content

Image / Art Week poster

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Art Week poster
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated November 11, 1940 reads, "Art week to be observed from November 25 to December 1. Art Week will see 1,000 sales exhibits, being arranged throughout the nation, at which American Arts and Crafts will be made available at prices within the reach of the average person. WPA is servicing the preparations of the exhibits for the National Council of which Francis Henry Taylor, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, is chairman. Photo shows (left to right) Francis Henry Taylor, chairman, National Council for Art Week and E. Holder Cahill, director, Work Projects Administration Art Program, as they select the poster for Art Week. Every State and the Territory of Hawaii will take part in the "Buy American Art" campaign. One hundred thousand works of art will be on display in the largest exhibition of its kind ever arranged."
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00071971
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9079
CARL0000074942
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/27376
Subject
Taylor, Francis Henry,--1903-1957
Cahill, Holger,--1887-1960
Posters
Art--Exhibitions
Festivals
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

Explore related content on Calisphere: