At one point, [Courtney Love] took me upstairs to her room to show me some clothes. The bed was unmade, and there was an overflowing ashtray on the night stand next to five prescription bottles and some junk food. “These are my wakeup cupcakes, some anti-depressants and a cellphone book,” she said without embarrassment.
“An exhibition called “America at Work: Art and Propaganda in the Early 20th Century”opens on Tuesday at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida in Gainesville. It resurrects 30 such posters, along with a selection of prints that were designed for the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression. These stylized graphics, part of the DeFilippo Collection, usually displayed in public spaces, influenced development of American ideas about work and helped promote the American Dream.”