© Donald Mabb. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Liubov Popova Untitled Textile Design on William Morris wallpaper for HM
Date: 2010
Medium: Screen print on wallpaper
Dimensions: sheet: 27 1/2 × 20 9/16 in. (69.9 × 52.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mark Samuels Lasner, 2011
Object Number: 2011-3
About: David Mabb is well known for his interest in the 19th-century designer, William Morris. In this work, the artist has printed a textile design by Russian Constructivist artist Luibov Popova over a Morris wallpaper design. While both artists embraced avant garde ideals, the design aesthetics—Morris' floral patterns and Popova's machine-inspired geometric forms—vary greatly.
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