REPRESENTING LABOR: THE COLLECTIONS OF BARBARA AND BRUCE FELDACKER
AND THE ST. LOUIS MERCANTILE LIBRARY
MAY 24, 2015 – AUGUST 2, 2015
Stories of the American worker is the focus of Representing Labor: The Collections of Barbara and Bruce Feldacker and the St. Louis Mercantile Library. From Occupy Wall Street to social media discussions to the shrinking Middle Class the story of the average American worker draws discussion. Several well-known artists such as Jacob Lawrence, Thomas Hart Benton, Diego Rivera, Elizabeth Catlett, Isabel Bishop, Kathe Kollwitz, Ben Shawn, Luis Jimenez, and John Sloanare featured in the exhibit have depicted people working in various jobs from construction to everyday chores at home.
Exhibit Cosponsor: WSIU Public Radio and WSIU Public Television