Maharam Serpentine Galleries Wallpaper by Frieze New York 2015

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Maharam Serpentine Galleries Wallpaper by Frieze New York 2015

Maharam introduces the Maharam Serpentine Galleries Wallpaper collection created by artists, architects and designers and will be previewed at Frieze New York on Randall’s Island Park. This inaugural wallpaper collection comprises thirteen patterns by seven contributors, including artists John Baldessari (b.1931, United States), Marc Camille Chaimowicz (b. 1947, France), Rosemarie Trockel (b. 1952, Germany), Lawrence Weiner (b. 1942, United States) and Ai Weiwei (b. 1957, China), as well as architects SANAA (est. 1995, Japan) and Toyo Ito (b. 1941, South Korea).

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Additional wallpapers by Etel Adnan, Kerstin Brätsch, Beatriz Gonzalez, Raqs Media Collective and other artists are set to follow. The Maharam Serpentine Galleries Wallpaper can be viewed in the north entrance, auditorium vestibule, Marlow & Sons café, and south VIP desk.  Julia Peyton-Jones, Director, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director, Serpentine Galleries said: “The Serpentine continually explores how to present art, architecture and design in new ways.

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The history of artists’ wallpapers is significant, with notable contributions by Matisse, Miro, Warhol and Calder. So, we are very excited to collaborate with Maharam and this incredible array of artists and architects to create this inspirational range of wallpapers.”


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