LEON BIBEL was an extraordinary and compelling artist who was part of the New York City W.P.A. Federal Art Project in the 1930’s. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, among many others. He was truly passionate about labor and union issues and concerned with justice as it impacted the very poor during the Depression.
After 20 years of working with Leon and then with his family, we are now concentrating our attention on his later body of work. He was remarkably prolific and intensely active well past the end of the WPA projects. read more