Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Howardena Pindell

Sweatshop

Sweatshop

Howardena Pindell. Sweatshop, 2005–2006.

Description:
"The most recent piece, the powerful Sweatshop, focuses on exploitation of workers by presenting advertising cutouts of clothing and household articles, and superimposing on each the startling menial wage paid to produce the item."

By PHYLLIS BRAFF
New York Times, June 13, 1999

Medium:
Mixed Media

Tags:
cut out, wages, money, capitalism, labor

Images
ColumbusDrawing #2Autobiography: Water/Ancestors/Middle Passage/Family GhostsSeparate But Equal Genocide: AIDS (detail of Part II)Skowhegan Series: Wedding Duck (for N.+S.)Untitled #3CSweatshop

Location
New York, NY
USA

Contact
hpindell@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

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