Me, We

  • Jesse Amado, Me, We, 1999, granite, marble, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1999, Jesse Amado, Gift of Henry R. Muñoz III in honor of Lyman Morgan Jones V, 2013.48.2A-DD

Exhibition Label
Me, We recasts a ubiquitous modern-day beast of burden, the shipping pallet, using materials associated with classical commemorative sculpture. Amado’s marble and granite diptych honors workers whose anonymous labor supports our lives.

Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, 2013

Title
Me, We
Artists
Date
1999
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
each assembled piece: 5 x 40 x 47 3/4 in. (12.7 x 101.6 x 121.3 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Henry R. Muñoz III in honor of Lyman Morgan Jones V

Mediums
Classifications
Object Number
2013.48.2A-DD
Palette
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