Lisa Gralnick

“The idea was to paint them in a realistic way that would suggest the intimacy I have with them…”

“Most of these tools are at least 30 years old—I bought them new—and they now have a lifetime of being used by me.”

“They…have the wearmarks of my hands…”

Tool

Paintbrush

Type

Hand Tool

Function

Apply Material


“My life for 30 years has been about work—that’s what I do—and these tools are the evidence of that life.”