1), compared by George Bernard Shaw to a housepainter
, suggest a further recalibration of the artistic canon.
When we meet him, Paul is maybe dropping out of college, showing up only to the most combustive critical-theory electives; he has a shift at the thrift store and tends bar, and in time he'll be a housepainter
and a bookstore clerk.
My youngest student, an 18-year-old housepainter
who had spent his adolescence in transit from Guatemala, worried that a President Trump would deport him and his four brothers, despite their legal status.
of a housepainter
. They were addressed with great care by Pei-Shen Qian,
The youngest of five children of Buster MacIvor, a housepainter
, and Lillian MacIvor, a waitress, Daniel was born on 3 July 1962.
(Go ahead, try to think of anyone working in clay that writes as cogently about how and why his or her work exists; be prepared to compile a short list.) His love for the written word goes back to childhood, when his father, a housepainter
, recited poetry while working.
Abu Ahmad's work history had begun with a relatively optimistic start; as a waiter in a prestigious East Jerusalem hotel that he subsequently left for an opportunity to make better money in Saudi Arabia as a housepainter
. That job fell through; he returned home and the Israeli closure of Jerusalem to West Bankers made it impossible to return to his former job.
For my father's father, an immigrant housepainter
and wallpaper hanger, the injunction went further than being muscular.
Raised in a one-bedroom Bronx apartment, she was beloved by her housepainter
father, Louis, and beleaguered by her strict mother, Bella.
Her husband is a housepainter
who earns approximately $50 a month.
That's how she looked to Moca-Moca, the nickname by which everyone knows the stuttering housepainter
, with burnished skin and albino eyes, rendered groggy by thirty-six years of inclement sun.