Spirit of 1930s Murals Lives On in Morgan Stanley Ads

The art of capitalism

How can you keep pace with an accelerating marketing ecosystem? Join us at Brandweek Sept. 12–16 in Miami alongside leading CMOs, founders and change makers from GatoradeMarriottAlo YogaCampbell'sUncommon James and more. Book now.

IDEA: Morgan Stanley is charting the future of wealth management by looking back at public art made almost a century ago celebrating capitalism and the American Dream in their darkest hour—the Great Depression. The recent crisis in the markets was less drastic, but a new 60-second anthem from The Martin Agency echoes New Deal-era murals by artists like Thomas Hart Benton and Diego Rivera to illustrate, with a contemporary edge, Morgan Stanley's approach to money.

AW+

INDEPENDENCE DAY SALE

Subscribe today!

APPLY PROMO CODE "JULY20" AT CHECK OUT FOR 20% OFF

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in