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WPA Mural


Location: on loan to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston


This WPA Mural, 10 feet high by 16 feet wide, is on loan to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston due to the renovation work being done to Terminal C at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

About the Artist


Illya Bolotowsky was born in Russia in 1916 and immigrated to the United States when he was 16. He studied at the National Academy of Design in New York.

WPA Mural by Illya Bolotowsky

In the 1930s, he was affiliated with such well-known figures as Mondrian, Miro and The Ten, a group of artists that included Rothko and Gottlief.
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