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WPA Poster Project: Promoting Our Parks

From 1938 to 1941, the National Park Service employed WPA-FAP artists to create silk-screen promotional posters for national parks. Only 14 designs were created before the project was suspended with the onset of World War II. Of the 14 parks posters produced, few survived  More

Classic Covers: Artistic License

The theme for the March/April issue of the Post is “Art in America,” and we have found that our Post cover artists loved painting…other artists! We found some fun paintings of paintings or painters painting. Are you with us so far?  More

Classic Covers: Ellen Pyle

Ellen B.T. Pyle created more than 40 Post covers during the 1920s and ’30s, from rosy-cheeked toddlers to sprightly flappers. We take great pleasure in showing her most memorable covers.  More