Art: WPA Alumnus

The WPA Art Project pointed proudly last week at one of the few first-rate talents it has dug up: shy, 36-year-old, Moscow-born Muralist Anton Refregier, who won one of the biggest awards ever offered by the Government's Section of Fine Arts.

Muralist Refregier gets $26,000 for a set of murals to be painted for the walls of a long L-shaped lobby in San Francisco's new Rincon Annex Post Office. His winning designs, chosen in an anonymous competition from among 82 sets of entries, illustrate the history of San Francisco from the Spanish conquest to the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. Laid...

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