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Creator Name: Brown Barbara
Creator Nationality: English, London
Creator Role: Designer
Creator Dates/Places: born 1932
Gender: F
Creator Name-CRT: Barbara Brown
Creator Name: Heal Fabrics
Creator Nationality: England, London
Creator Role: Producer
Creator Name-CRT: Heal Fabrics
Title: Automation
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1971
Creation End Date: 1971
Creation Date: 1971
Object Type: Textiles
Classification Term: Textiles
Materials and Techniques: Cotton; screenprint
Dimensions: 118 x 50 in. (299.72 x 127 cm)
Inscriptions: Inscribed:Inscription
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 98.150.4
Credit Line: Gift of Richard L. Simmons
Context: Throughout the 20th century, considerable energy has been directed toward the possible artistic conflict of industrial production and individual, hand-made objects. Here the artist considers the issue visually, creating an aesthetic statement inspired by a gear unit, a common symbol of the industrial revolution. The fabric was hand-printed using individual screens for each of the colors needed to complete the design.
AMICA ID: MIA_.98.150.4
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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