This object is currently on display in room 101 as part of Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

2014

  • Work on this object began.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Digital Print, Peony, 2014

This is a Digital print. It was manufactured by Maharam. It is dated 2014. Its medium is digitally printed on 48% cellulose, 35% latex, 17% nylon.

Dutch graphic designer Karel Martens devised a system of multicolored icons to reflect his experiments with overlapping colors and forms. Thousands of these patterned pixels are algorithmically arranged to create the massive peony seen on this scalable wallpaper.

It is credited Courtesy of Maharam.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 276.9 × 426.7 cm (9 ft. 1 in. × 14 ft.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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