ARTIST AT WORK: Mural artist Marion Greenwood was hired by the University of Tennessee in 1954 to paint a mural in the University Center, and she chose to focus on the state’s music heritage. Her depiction of slaves became a source of controversy in the 1970s, and the mural was covered.

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ARTIST AT WORK: Mural artist Marion Greenwood was hired by the University of Tennessee in 1954 to paint a mural in the University Center, and she chose to focus on the state’s music heritage. Her depiction of slaves became a source of controversy in the 1970s, and the mural was covered.

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