Art Deco Griffin Detail on the City of Coburg Commemorative Fountain
In 1922, Coburg became a city as a part of the larger Melbourne Metropolitan area. This is a griffin featured as part of the design. Very Art Deco, it would have been the height of design in its day.
1930s America's Great Depression - Jobs & Art Across the Decade
. Stuart Davis (American artist, 1894-1964) Impression of the New York World's Fair (mural study, Communications Building, World's Fair, Flushing, New York), 1938 During this 2012 presidential election period, there is alot of discussion about the economy. Some compare the period of economic downturn, which began in 2007-8 as the the last presidency ended & the present one began, to the Great Depression of the 1930s. To compound the present situation, we are experiencing a drought in much of…