|I think that we all of us now are conscious of the fact that the appreciation of beauty is something which is of vital importance to us, but we are also conscious of the fact that we are a young country, and we are a country that has not had assurance always in its own taste. >>more...>>
Title: The New Governmental Interest in the Arts
Author: Roosevelt, Eleanor
Publication: American Magazine of Art
Date: September, 1934
- Federal Art Project
Notes: Originally published in American Magazine of Art 27 (September 1934): 47. Address to the Twenty-fifth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Arts, Washington, D.C., May 1934.