Painting / mural

Item no. 28553
Occupation: Food service
Collection: George Meany Memorial Archives

Si Podemos [Chicken Workers]

7' x 22,' acrylic on canvas

This mural by Kathleen Farrell was used by the Laborers International Union in a drive to organize chicken processors. Here Farrell uses photographs to develop a composite of text and images that tell a story of work and organizing. An abstract underpainting increases the story's power and clarity. 

To see more of Kathleen Farrell's murals and sculptures visit the Labor Arts exhibit kathleen farrell murals, etc.

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