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New Deal Exhibition at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art Explores 1930s Art

NORMAN, OK.- In light of the current U.S. economy and its historic correlation to the 1930s, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art premieres a new exhibition of New Deal-era artwork this spring. “Revisiting the New Deal: Government Patronage and the Fine Arts, 1933-1943” opens Friday, Feb. 5, with a special public opening reception at 7 p.m. Revisiting the New Deal surveys the large collection of painting, sculpture and prints that the museum acquired from the federal government between 1935 and 1943. Selections from the exhibition include works by Stuart Davis, Joseph Hirsch, Jon Corbino, Louis Lozowick, Paul Goodbear and Patrociño Barela. A collection of posters designed by Louis Siegriest and reproductions of Navajo blankets by Louis Ewing are