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Rafael Chacon

The Art Of Books, And Prints From The New Deal

Nov 20, 2020
(published by Vincent FitzGerald and Co, 1992, #10/50 copies signed and dated).
Montana Museum of Art and Culture

The Montana Museum of Art and Culture has two very different and thoroughly unique exhibits currently on display. "Bookish" which displays books as physical works of art; and "Works In Progress" highlighting original art funded by the US federal government between 1932 and the beginning of World War II.

Learn more now as Director of The Montana Museum of Art and Culture Rafael Chacone talks with MTPR's Tom Berich.

"There are no survivors of this war [WWI] at this time, so we need to be reminded of this particular history," says Barbara Koostra, the executive director of the Montana Museum of Art & Culture.

"We are honored to honor veterans and the history of our country and world with "Over There: Montanans in the Great War,"  Koostra says.

She joins UM Professor of Art History and Criticism Rafael Chacón for a look at the exhibition focusing on experiences of individuals from Montana during World War I.