ABQ Pics: Land of Enchanted Murals

Have you noticed there's a lot of murals in ABQ? Or is it just me? This may be one of the oldest. A detail of a mural in the entryway of the Federal Building on Gold. I love the color in it and the hive of activity. There's more murals in the building, although cameras aren't permitted in areas. If you hang around long enough, someone might invite you to look at the beautiful courtroom upstairs. I was lucky that way.

Views: 122

Comment by Dee Cohen on April 3, 2012 at 12:00pm

Thanks John, It was great that so many artists left their mark during those tough times. You can see many 'proletariat' themes in these works.  In my research on this, it seems these murals were actually sponsored under another program like the WPA called 'The Section. Dee


You need to be a member of Duke City Fix to add comments!

Join Duke City Fix

Connect with Us!

Community Forum

how is living here

Started by nancy beth in General Discussion on Tuesday.

Outside In? 2 Replies

Started by John Moore in New to Albuquerque. Last reply by Keith Oct 18.

6th & Copper Safety Concerns 2 Replies

Started by Monica in General Discussion. Last reply by Monica Oct 10.

BURQUE NOIR, VOL. 2: We're Back!!!! 1 Reply

Started by Ebony 'Isis' Booth in Announcements. Last reply by Adelita Oct 4.

Regular Features

Anyone can blog on the Duke City Fix, but here are the folks who blog most often:

© 2016   Created by Duke City Fix.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service