• Oil paint on wooden panel: 70x44 inches


Shoeshiners illustrates how one's feeling of displacement is at times caused by feeling disconnected from the time in which they live, regardless of their position in society. As technology rapidly develops, this disconnect continues to widen. The old continues to try and adapt to the new, and the poor continues to live up to the high standards of society. For that reason, many things seem foreign to those who have experienced life in simpler times.