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Precision: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Date

2011-08-17

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
The role that mathematics and machines played in the design process for Barbara Brown is well represented in Precision. Brown's carefully calculated line placement creates a shading effect on the large white rectangles in the pattern, giving the viewer the feeling they are looking at the elevation of three-dimensional cylinders. The juxtaposition of geometric shapes, such as circles and rectangles, further add to the mathematic aspect of this textile. With the cylinders seemingly stamping out piles of white circular pieces, this design strongly alludes to an assembly line, where technical perfection and repetition reign.
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Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: August 19, 2011