Sidewall, In the White Room, 2008
Cut and sewn paper on paper support.
Gift of Tracy Kendall. 2008-11-1.
- Designed by Tracy Kendall
What is this?
This paper is composed of small overlapping rectangles of white paper in varying sizes sewn onto a white paper backing. These squares are sewn in horizontal rows evenly spaced several inches apart.
Why is this in our collection?
This piece of In the White Room is a recent production of a design realized in 2002, when it was first shown at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York. The length is from a wallpaper series and could be used alone or in groups. It is one of several three-dimensional wallcoverings designed and produced by Tracy Kendall, a designer who does not believe walls need to be represented in two dimensions. Kendall began her wallpaper career in 1996, screen printing large-scale designs of feathers, plants, and cutlery. These panels could be used alone or in groups, and stood over seven feet tall. Her bespoke line of three-dimensional wallcoverings followed and includes this design as well as... more