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A Brief But Spectacular take on painting farmworkers

Narsiso Martinez is an artist whose work celebrates the vital and often invisible labor performed by farmworkers. Martinez’s work is informed by his own experiences as a farmworker, spending summers picking produce in Washington state to support himself while studying at California State University, Long Beach. He gives his Brief But Spectacular take on painting the people who feed America.

A Brief But Spectacular take on painting farmworkers

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