TITLE

WALLPAPER: SEEING BEYOND THE SURFACE

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Jessica
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter2002, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on wallpaper as an ultimate surface design whose sole intention is to deceive the viewer into seeing beyond the two-dimensional surface of the wall. It cites several works which confirm the ability of wall paper to deceive the viewers. These include the "Beer Can Library," by Virgil Marty, "Charta bombacino," a papermaking from China, and "Sandbag Box," by Christine Tarkowski. It likewise stresses the popularity of wallpaper in Europe and in the U.S., and stresses the unpopularity of wallpaper in Europe after the Modernist movement.
ACCESSION #
31763921

 

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