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Computer Series - Untitled

circa 1980

Richard Landis (American, 1931 - present)

Kandinsky, Mondrian, Morrish tilemakers, and later Anni Albers, influenced Landis's development as an artist. Using loom-controlled weaving, Landis has made intricate fabrics in their wake. In the 1970s he produced a group of double-weave hangings based on all possible combinations of six colors within the fixed grid of warp and weft. A decade later he again used this system but reduced the scale and increased the already mind-boggling complexity. The result is a tightly controlled but thrilling and rhythmic compostion.

Place object was created: United States

mercerized cotton

Measurements:    height: 21 inches    width: 33 inches

Gift of James and Joanne Rapp 1999.105 © Computer Series - Untitled circa 1980 - Richard Landis

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