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1987

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2018

2019

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Textile, Red + Green

This is a Textile. It was created by Richard Landis. We acquired it in 2018. Its medium is mercerized cotton double weave.

Red + Green is composed of imperfect grays—not the neutral grays achieved by combining black and white, but rather de-saturated colors, created through mixtures of the complementary colors red and green—here a range of olive and khaki greens with rosy taupes and ruddy browns.

This object was donated by Richard Landis.

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Textile, Red + Green; Richard Landis (American, b. 1931); mercerized cotton double weave; 2018-15-5

We have 1 video that features Textile, Red + Green.

Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis

American designer Richard Landis is a master colorist and weaver whose visual language is that of an abstract artist.

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