What is this?
Pair of velvet curtain panels printed with a large-scale image of long blonde hair falling into curls at the bottom. Each panel printed in mirror image so that together they form a symmetrical design.
Why is this in our collection?
Blond is a pair of curtain panels designed by Nicolette Brunklaus and manufactured by Brunklaus Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 2002. These curtains, which are a wonderful example of printed velvet, were produced using digital printing technology. Each curtain panel is printed with a large-scale image of long blond hair falling into curls at the bottom. The original image was digitally manipulated to create a second mirror image so that when the curtains are hung together they form a symmetrical design. Nicolette Brunklaus studied art at the Academie Minerva in Groningen (1983–88). In 1998, she founded Brunklaus Amsterdam. She withdrew her products from the wholesale market and began self-producing her designs,... more
This object has been included in the following exhibitions: