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Abstract painting composed of brightly colored, lozenge-shaped brushstrokes in vertical stripes of navy, purple, turqouise, yellow, orange and red.The overall effect is as if the painting was collaged out of torn pieces of paper, with the white of the canvas showing through.
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Edna Reindel’s “Women at War” paintings express her viewpoint that humans endure—and even thrive— during challenging times when they work communally and pursue equity.

Right: Edna Reindel, Lockheed Worker Working on the Fuselage of a P-38 (from the series “Women at War”), 1942; Oil on canvas, 26 x 38 in.; NMWA, Gift of the artist; © Edna Reindel; Photo by Lee Stalsworth

Painting of a light-skinned woman wearing safety goggles and working with machinery in an industrial warehouse setting. In the background, other light-skinned figures work on airplane parts.