Artwork copyright Juliana Heyne. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.
Site #20: Men at Work, 1988
(American, born 1939)
Location: Stanton Academy, Yakima
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Site #20: Men at Work is part of artist Juliana Heyne's series of paintings and drawings that depict the construction of the Seattle Convention Center. She began sketching the construction site in the spring of 1986, exploring the figurative and formal variations of the construction process.
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Yakima School District.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Seattle-based painter Juliana Heyne captures imagery based on her travels near and far. She is inspired by the beauty of aging cities, construction sites, and natural structures in the middle of nowhere. In her own words "No matter the subject matter, there's some kind of beauty at its core that draws me."
|Material Category||Work on paper - drawing|
|Medium||Oil stick and oil pastel on 100% rag paper|
|Dimensions||26 in x 40 in|
|Acquisition Method||Direct purchase|
|Artist Location||Washington, United States|
|Agency||Yakima School District|
|Artwork Location||Stanton Academy|
|Site Type||Public School|
|Address||802 River Road|
Yakima, WA 98902
|Geo. Coordinates||46.617522 | -120.522560|
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