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Sculpture installed in photo studio
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Sculpture installed in photo studio
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Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Art © The George and Helen Segal Foundation/VAGA, New York, NY

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Title
The Tar Roofer
Artist
George Segal
Date
1964
Dimensions
overall installed 87 × 84 × 96 inches
Materials
plaster, wood, tar, enamel, rope, mop, buckets
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Sculpture
Accession Number
2009.32.1-.8
Physical 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.
Credit Line
Gift of Donna and Carroll Janis, 2009