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Edward Millman

 (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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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.

He 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 the Century   ...  Displaying 750 of 5973 characters.



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About  Edward Millman

Born:  1907 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1964 - Woodstock, New York
Known for:  Depression-era genre murals, lithography