Automobile Industry (Mural, Detroit Public Library)

Automobile Industry (Mural, Detroit Public Library)

By Marvin Beerbohm (1908 – 1981)
Oil on canvas mounted on board
Item number: 1968.141

"The Works Progress Administration commissioned Automotive Industry for a library in Detroit, the automobile capital of the world. Beerbohm celebrated the nation’s industrial might and the sweat of the laborers who made it happen. At the very center of this mural is a cutaway view of an engine, showing the piston arm pushing down and around the crankshaft to turn the wheels. Beerbohm repeated this shape eight times across the span of the image in the muscular arms of the men who build the cars. The different parts and processes of the factory surround these workers who are like the motor’s piston and its connecting arm, at the very heart of the enterprise. The WPA commissioned thousands of images like this, not only to encourage blue-collar workers but to help the nation’s artists feel that they were a vital part of America’s workforce."

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Posted by unforth on 2008-10-31 01:18:10

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Auto air painting line for paint body part of automobile

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Vacation, in place

Travel, in space

Ford kindly loaned me this Galaxy to just take aspect in a massive shoot past week, not just as a photographic subject matter- at which it excelled many thanks to its modern appears and panoramic roof (great for driving photographs)- but also to carry all-around the editorial team from the picture journal that was carrying out the behind-the-scenes characteristic.

We moved from locale to locale capturing different images and variations of extended exposure, dodging rain showers, feeding on junk food and smiling regularly for the digicam. It was a extended night but regrettably we never ever got to see the stars.

And that’s kinda how I found myself out the pursuing night beneath an impressively starry sky, piecing jointly this notion shot that experienced marketed the idea to Ford in the initially area.

A number of lighting frames at ISO200 f/9 merged with stacked star trails at ISO400 f/two.eight.

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