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Textile, Campo di Fiori

This is a Textile. It was created by Richard Landis. It is dated 1976 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is mercerized cotton double weave.

The twelve-color palette of Campo di Fiori is woven so that all seventy-eight possible full and half tones are expressed in a composition of nine pattern areas, each of which seems to have its own center and its own logic. The title refers to the 16th-century Italian mathematician and cosmologist Giordano Bruno, who was martyred there.

This object was donated by Richard Landis. It is credited Gift of Richard Landis.

  • Textile, Nucleus
  • cotton.
  • Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles Fund.
  • 1978-102-1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 79.1 × 57.2 cm (31 1/8 × 22 1/2 in.) H x W (mat): 89.2 × 67.3 cm (35 1/8 × 26 1/2 in.)

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Textile, Campo di Fiori; Richard Landis (American, b. 1931); mercerized cotton double weave; H x W: 79.1 × 57.2 cm (31 1/8 × 22 1/2 in.) H x W (mat): 89.2 × 67.3 cm (35 1/8 × 26 1/2 in.); Gift of Richard Landis; 2018-15-1

We have 1 video that features Textile, Campo di Fiori.

Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis

American designer Richard Landis is a master colorist and weaver whose visual language is that of an abstract artist.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis.

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