Portrait of Leo Katz standing next to his "Youth Arisen" mural panel at the Frank Wiggins Trade School, Los Angeles, 1935
- Portrait of Leo Katz standing next to his "Youth Arisen" mural panel at the Frank Wiggins Trade School, Los Angeles, 1935
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The mural was controversial especially because of the depictions of nudity and references to war in the central panel. The central panel was removed from the Frank Wiggins Trade School lobby (now LA Trade Tech) and returned to the Public Works Administration in 1935 and the other two panels were returned in 1939.
Portrait of Leo Katz standing next to his "Youth Arisen" mural panel. The photograph was taken in the lobby of the Frank Wiggins Trade School (now LA Trade Tech) at the time that he completed his mural panels on the theme of the history of the uses of tools serving the creative and destructive passions of man within the context of the Toltec and Aztec cultures.
Katz was an American painter, printer, and teacher. Katz studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Vienna. He arrived in America in 1921 and later became an American citizen.
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cellulose nitrate film
Frank Wiggins Trade School
Katz, Leo, 1887-1982
- Los Angeles (Calif.)
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- still image
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