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12 ADDITIONAL MURAL DECORATIONS IN THE SOCIAL SECURITY BUILDING TO BE AWARDED FROM THESE COMPETITIONS After award to the winning designs and before the envelopes are opened, the jury will be asked to select artists on the basis of their competition designs to be invited to submit new designs for other decorations of the building in addition to two schemes which are subject of the competitions. If there are not sufficient designs of merit to warrant selection at that time the following commissions will be awarded at a later date: 1. Independence Avenue Lobby Two panels on the wall opposite the entrance door each 14' wide by 10' high, broken by a grille. --------------------------- $5,280 [[right margin]] 21 24 24 -- 69 [[/right margin]] 2. Board Room Decorative mural, 18'6" wide by 9'8" high. ----------------- $2,700 3. Recreation Room Decorations on the four walls above wainscot. -------------- $5,000 4. Cafeteria Decorations on the four walls. ----------------------------- $8,000 COMPETITION FOR TWO SCULPTURES FOR THE SOCIAL SECURITY BUILDING WASHINGTON, D. C. OPEN TO ALL AMERICAN SCULPTORS The Section of Fine Arts invites competition for two free standing sculptures for the Social Security Building, Washington, D. C. COMPETITION JURY The competition models will be judged in Washington by an advisory jury to the Section of Fine Arts composed of the following sculptors: Chaim Gross of New York City. William McVey of Austin, Texas and Ralph Stackpole of San Francisco, California. COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Please refer to Requirements Applying to All Competitions. All models must be submitted to the office of the Section of Fine Arts on or before September 3, 1940. Each sculptor entering the competition is required to submit one model. The model must be in the scale of one and one-half inches equals one foot. Models should be in plaster and may be painted to simulate bronze if the sculptor desires. The bases on which the competition models will be judged will be provided by the Government and should not be submitted by the sculptor. While it is assumed that the award will be made to two sculptors, two models by one sculptor may be chosen. Any sculptor may submit as many models as he desires.