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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 5

Saturday, September 9, 2017 | Karl Cole

I’m pretty certain that all of us have felt like this guy looks at one time or another after a long, hard day at work. What I’d like to show with this artist—through his image of a h ...

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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 4

Friday, September 8, 2017 | Karl Cole

We should take a “time out” in the corner if we ever complain about what we have to wear to work, whether it’s a uniform, suit, or office casual. Can you imagine working outside doin ...

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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 3

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | Karl Cole

I often marvel at how hard producers of the TV show M*A*S*H tried to faithfully depict everyday life in Korea. Of course, looking at this scene from the turn of the 1800s is an unfair comparison to 19 ...

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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 2

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | Karl Cole

My Labor Day Week series continues with this ukiyo-e woodcut. ...

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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 1

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 | Karl Cole

I know that Labor Day is past, but we can keep it going throughout this week with a few works of art that represent the working class. The subject of labor has been a trend in art going all the way ba ...

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