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Larsen: a Living Archive

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Date

2002

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location http://artsmia.org/larsen/intro/index.cfm
Larsen: a Living Archive, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Larsen: a Living Archive
Copyright 2002 Minneapolis Institute of Arts

The archive of the Jack Lenor Larsen textile company reveals time and again that the driving force behind this influential company has always been the principal that art need not be separated into high (or fine) art and low art (or craft).

The Larsen Design Studio created modern, artistic fabrics for interior use, yet their innovations with handwovens, batiks and fabrics in scale with modern architecture have changed the industry.

Artistic and technical explorations are the cornerstones that have kept the company on the front edge of the market for half a century.

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Type: Web
Grades: 6-Adult
Instructional Method: Classroom Discussion, Lecture, Self-paced Learning
Rights: Copyright 2002 Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: May 2, 2009