Painting / mural

Item no. 28541
Occupation: Transportation - air, rail, auto, shipping
Collection: Private

By Air - Mural Study by Ben Messick

Charcoal on paper

This drawing for a mural by Los Angeles regionalist and modernist artist Ben Messick depicts a giant airplane delivering the mail, set inside a modern industrial landscape. Note the sleek, futuristic design of the automobile below. The work is part of the Labor Arts exhibit Scenes of American Labor with art works 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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