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  • Hoover Dam, NV New Deal Art

    Much of the sculpture at Hoover Dam is the work of Norwegian-born, naturalized American Oskar J.W. Hansen. His most prominent work is a pair of bronze sculptures entitled “Winged Figures of the Republic.” The winged figures are 30 feet high.

     
  • Yerington, NV New Deal Art

    Most of the post office works of art were funded under the Treasury Department’s Section commissions. Those works that were created using TRAP funds are so indicated. Although the WPA funded the construction of post office buildings, the artwork was

     
  • Nevada New Deal Art

    Post Office Artwork in Nevada¬†- Most of the Post Office works of art were funded through commissions under the Treasury Department’s Section of Painting and Sculpture (later known as The Section of Fine Arts) and not the WPA. “Often mistaken