Mierle Laderman Ukeles An Artist Continues Her Applause for Essential Workers

DNYUZ Sep 08, 2020

Murals thanking frontline health care workers have popped up in neighborhoods all over New York during the pandemic. A new art piece, to be unveiled Tuesday across the city, pays homage to other essential workers: the men and women who run the transit system and pick up garbage day in and day out.

And it comes from an artist, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, who for decades has honored those who toil anonymously in the service of the city.

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