Mormon Arts Center

On This Day...

A DAILY FACTOID OF OUR ART HISTORY

Nov. 17

Joseph Paul Vorst was informed on this day (1937) that his painting, Drifters on the Mississippi had won the top prize at the Art Institute of Chicago. This launched a career of the American Regionalist/Social Realist. Joseph Paul Vorst by Glen Nelson (Mormon Artists Group, 2017), p. 112.

Glen Nelson