Edward Chávez (artist)

Edward Chávez (1917-1995) was an American artist. His pretend straddled realism, expressionism, and abstraction; often incorporating both elements of modernism and his extraction as a New Mexican hispanic and indigenous artist. He was an performer with the Treasury Relief Art Project during the Great Depression of the 1930s. He as a consequence worked for the Federal Art Project; notably painting a mural in the Geneva United States Post Office in Geneva, Nebraska in 1941. His painting 'Colt,' can be found at MoMa. His play-act is moreover included in the collection at the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum.

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