…the US Government.  Yes, Dorothea Lange’s iconic photo of a migrant mother during the Depression (the previous depression, that is), was funded by Uncle Sam.  Something to think about next time your elected officials are whining about spending money to support the arts.

[Info via: Jörg Colberg’s blog Conscientious, Eyeteeth, and c-monster]

P.S. Tyler Green from Modern Art Notes (MAN) ponders why 50 million reasons ‘victory’ is part of a continuing defeat regarding NEA funding and the economic stimulus.  A smart view from within the beast of DC.