Sidewall, Wilde Carnation, 1968
Complementary colors, when placed side-by-side, seem to have increased chromaticness, making reds appear redder and greens appear greener. The fact that each color also has the same brightness adds to the desired effect of surface flatness, as each color competes for the foreground.
It is credited
Gift of Clarence House.
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Its dimensions are
132 x 80 cm (51 15/16 x 31 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed in left selvedge: No. 1 Design / Anthony Little / Osborne & Little / Made in England.
Cite this object as
Sidewall, Wilde Carnation, 1968; Designed by Antony Little (British 1942-); England; screen printed on ingrain paper; 132 x 80 cm (51 15/16 x 31 1/2 in.); Gift of Clarence House; 1968-134-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.