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The Tar Roofer

Date
1964
Dimensions
overall installed 87 x 84 x 96 inches
Type
Sculptures
Description
A life-size plaster figure holding a mop, seemingly applying tar to a black wooden platform. To the figures left, a pulley tower suspends a bucket of tar.
Materials
plaster, wood, tar, enamel, rope, mop, buckets
Credit Line
Gift of Donna and Carroll Janis, 2009
Accession Number
2009.32.1-.8
Copyright
Art © The George and Helen Segal Foundation/VAGA, New York, NY