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1986

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2018

2021

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Textile, Toned Rectangles, 1986

This is a Textile. It was created by Richard Landis.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Richard Landis as part of Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis.

It is dated 1986. Its medium is mercerized cotton double weave.

This serene and elegant composition is deceptively complex. Every rectangle in this seemingly simple checkerboard pattern is a slightly different tone and hue—a fully developed color range of remarkable depth and delicacy.

It is credited Richard Landis.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.3 × 30.5 cm (15 7/8 × 12 in.) H x W (mat): 50.5 × 40.6 cm (19 7/8 × 16 in.)

We have 1 video that features Textile, Toned Rectangles, 1986.

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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