(1907 - 1964)
Edward Millman was active/lived in Illinois, New York. Edward Millman is known for Depression-era genre murals, lithography.
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Biography Edward Millman
A muralist, painter, lithographer, illustrator and teacher active in
Chicago, New York City and Woodstock, New York, Edward Millman was well
known for his Depression era murals for the WPA, Works Progress
Administration. From 1935 to 1936, he was State Director of Mural
Projects for the Federal Art Project in Illinois. Much of his work
reflected his sympathies for middle and lower-class persons struggling
to earn money. He was also the chief illustrator for the Chicago Evening American newspaper.
studied with Mexican muralist Diego Rivera in Mexico and returning to
Chicago, became one of the most productive WPA artists in
Illinois. He received numerous mural commissions including for
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