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Title

The Tar Roofer

Artist

George Segal

Date

1964

Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
The Tar Roofer, George Segal
Sculpture installed in photo studio
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | plaster, wood, tar, enamel, rope, mop, buckets
Size: overall installed 87 x 84 x 96 inches
Culture: American
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: Collection Walker Art Center; Gift of Donna and Carroll Janis, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.32.1-.8
Rights: Art © The George and Helen Segal Foundation/VAGA, New York, NY
Artist: George Segal, American, 1924-2000
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1924-2000
Added to Site: September 9, 2009