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Artist Barela, Patrocinio
Title Man Holds Half the World
Date 1935-42
Year Range from 1935
Year Range to 1942
Medium Cedar Wood
Dimensions H-20.48 W-36.8 inches
Credit line See below
ID# 1946.004.004
Object Name Sculpture
Provenance Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration.
Bibliography Gonzalez, Edward and David L. Witt. "Spirit Ascendant: The Art and Life of PatronciƱo Barela," Santa Fe: Red Crane Books, 1996. fig. 28, 39 ill., 189. (work cited as "Man Holding up the World")
Exhibitions History "The New Deal in the Southwest," circulated: University of Arizona Museum of Art, Jan 18-Feb 15, Northern Arizona University Art Gallery, Flagstaff, Mar 27-Apr 28, Phoenix Art Museum, May 24-July 13, 1980, cat. no. 45, fig. 42.
Subjects Sculpture
Figures
Relief
Southwest
WPA
Carving
Wood carving
Men
Stars
Moon
Lifting & carrying