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Nine Years of Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes

2.13.2014

Compare and Contrast


Illoominata's wool, Tibetan striped pillow is all about beaute nomade.


[Photography © Yann Romain, Tibet Style, Flammarion, 2006.]
It conjures thoughts of all those brilliant yellow, red, blue and green textiles and beads that cut through Tibet's snowy landscape, and on a more literal level represents the traditional striped aprons worn in the region.

[© Ellsworth Kelly] 

But it also has something in common with Ellsworth Kelly's spare Train Landscape of 1952-53. Apart from the horizontal bands, the greens and yellows are uncannily similar.

1 comment:

Laura Casey Interiors said...

I love the comparison Courtney! You are right, the colors and the widths are spot on.