Hirshhorn Plaza

This exhibition commemorated the centennial of FDR’s birth in 1882. On view were 15 recent works by five major contemporary artists who contributed to the Federal Arts Project (WPA), a Roosevelt-initiated program. Included were three works each, dating from 1971 to the 1980s, by Ilya Bolotowsky, James Brooks, Willem de Kooning, Ibram Lassaw, and Alice Neel.