Painting / mural

Item no. 28531
Occupation: Building and construction trades
Collection: Library

Raising Walls by Joe Pastor

Oil on canvas over board, 16 x 12 inches

This painting of men putting up a foundation is by California artist Joe Pastor who was raised in a construction working family and trained as a carpenter and artist. It is part of the Labor Arts exhibit Scenes of American Labor with thirty nine paintings that evoke the individual and physical experience of work. The entire series is housed at the Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA. 

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