In this piece of social commentary, the distorted and enlarged heads, twisting, exaggerated forms are evidence of the influence of El Greco. He termed this device "taffy-pull," to heighten the pathos or satire of his works.
Artform: PAINTING, DRAWING AND GRAPHIC ARTS, 20th and 21st Centuries
Artist: Levine, Jack
Artist Dates: born 1915
Country/Culture: United States
Period: 20th century
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 101.5 x 152.3 cm
Subject: Figure Groups
Style: Social Realism
Museum: Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
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