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Summer Guide: OKCMOA exhibit highlights Works Progress Administration projects

Summer Guide: OKCMOA exhibit highlights Works Progress Administration projects

The Complete WPA Collection: 75th Anniversary runs through July 2.

Richard Ray Whitman received equal parts criticism and praise for his Street Chiefs series. | Photo provided

Richard Ray Whitman’s pursuit of art led him to activism

“We were always the subject matter,” Whitman said, “but never behind the camera. That’s where the artist has control; a more self-determined image can be created when you are behind the lens.”

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