Introduction
Thomas Hart Benton
Stuart Davis
Ben Shahn
John Steuart Curry
Grant Wood

The 1930's were a time of change and uncertainty in the United States. The nation was suffering, and so were its people. The Great Depression was felt everywhere and by everyone. Those hit hardest did what they must in order to survive in country that was devastated economically and beginning to change socially. This website is a collection of painters of the decade and what role they played in showcasing life in American during the Great Depression.