LaborArts


Painting / mural

Item no. 28555
2006
District of Columbia
Occupation: Building and construction trades
Collection: George Meany Memorial Archives

Sheet Metal Workers History Mural

Acrylic on canvas, 4.5' x 28'

This mural by Kathleen Farrell is located in the headquarters of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association in Washington D.C. Farrell employs a composite of images drawn from photographs to tell a history of the trade union in scenes of work and organizing. An abstract underpainting increases its power and clarity.

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

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