An exhibition of ceiling-hung banners

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Katherine Marsh Montgomery (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Walter Barker

Abstract: "When it became necessary in a course dealing with motion in art to create a piece of work using kinetic force, I turned to natural wind currents because of my complete lack of interest in machines. This choice plus an interest in fabrics and sewing, developed over a number of years, led quite naturally to a concern with banners of fabric and design highly sensitive to changes in wind current. My first banners were of bold, simple designs executed entirely of cotton fabric in an appliqué method. They were usually three and four foot rectangles suspended on a rod and hung from the ceiling. A swivel allowed the entire banner to turn in response to air currents while the fabric was free to swing or flutter in the breeze.

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Language: English
Date: 1970

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