Philip Evergood (American, 1901–1973) was born Philip Blashki in New York city. He was raised in England, studying at Eton and Cambridge, and then at the Slade School of Art. He continued studies at the Art Student’s League in New York, and the Academie Julian in Paris.
Evergood was a WPA muralist, and was part of the American Scene and Social Realist movements until the 1940s, when he pursued more symbolic themes.
The art of Philip Evergood is in many major museums, including:
Tate Gallery, London
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Art Institute of Chicago
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Brooklyn Museum of Art (numerous)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden