Maine artist Klir Beck of Vienna created a series of Works Progress Administrati
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Maine artist Klir Beck of Vienna created a series of Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) posters called "Gee, Mister," depicting sportsmen abusing natural resources. A Pittsburgh native, Beck moved to Vienna with his wife Blanche in 1926. They maintained a whitetail deer sanctuary on their land and he began work as an architect. After the Great Depression he worked as an architect and artist for the state and produced national art for the W.P.A. Collectors' reprints of Beck's posters are still available from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
Art, Artists, Works Progress Administration (WPA), Beck, Klir
Genthner, Cathy, "Maine artist Klir Beck of Vienna created a series of Works Progress Administrati" (2005). Maine News Index – Portland Monthly. 816.
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