The Comfort and Service My Daddy Brings to Our Household

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    Photo: Ron Lee/The Silver Factory, 1988
1988
Welded steel, plastic tubing, wheels, paint
70.75 x 25 x 65 inches

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In The Comfort and Service My Daddy Brings to Our Household, Richard Dial personalizes a countering African American position in which the father, depicted as first a conflation of househo

In The Comfort and Service My Daddy Brings to Our Household, Richard Dial personalizes a countering African American position in which the father, depicted as first a conflation of household throne and shotgun house, and second as a servant ready to support the burdens of his family, assumes the dual roles of master and servant performed by Thornton Dial through the years.