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Escher #2

1990 Addie Draper Born: Albuquerque, New Mexico 1952 kingwood, ebony, holly, and birch veneers with dye 4 5/8 x 5 in. (11.8 x 12.8 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Jane and Arthur K. Mason 1991.169.2 Not currently on view


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In Escher #2, Addie Draper uses sections of wood with a strong, curved grain to build up the walls of the container. The separate parts blend together as a whole piece, and the surface appears woven, as if layers of fabric have been looped over and around each other.

Keywords

decorative arts

Crafts - Wood

wood - birch

wood - ebony

wood - holly

wood - kingwood

About Addie Draper

Born: Albuquerque, New Mexico 1952

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