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The Boston Art Club Exhibition Record, 1873-1909

Edward Millman

Millman was born in Chicago
and he began his studies there
at the Art Institute of Chicago..

He was a prize student of
Leon Kroll and John Norton.

After graduation, Millman worked
as Chief Illustrator for the Chicago
Evening American and then
on the Chicagoan Magazine..

He fell under the sway of Diego Rivera
and went to Mexico in 1935 to study
with him for one year..

Millman returned to become the first
State Director of Mural Projects for the
WPA Art Project and won the largest
mural commission ever: St Louis PO

After serving as a combat Artist for the
Navy in WWII, Millman returned to
receive a Guggenheim Scholarship
which he used to tour the South.

Millman returned to NYC and then
to Woodstock where he stayed and
painted as a core Member of that
community for the rest of his life.

Here is a sample of the four decades
of his production.

The Boston Art Club

St Louis PO Mural Study
circa 1939

Cock Fighter
circa 1947
Bits and Pieces
circa 1953
The Cliff
circa 1962
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