In this radiant composition, a grid of narrow bands forms an implied frame. Full tones and larger forms are clustered in the center, giving a feeling of brilliant openness and clarity, much like a stained glass window.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Richard Landis.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 64.8 × 31.1 cm (25 1/2 × 12 1/4 in.) Frame H x W x D: 83.8 × 51.4 cm (33 × 20 1/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Textile, Nines; Richard Landis (American, b. 1931); mercerized cotton double weave; H x W: 64.8 × 31.1 cm (25 1/2 × 12 1/4 in.) Frame H x W x D: 83.8 × 51.4 cm (33 × 20 1/4 in.); Gift of Richard Landis; 2018-15-2
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.