"Remembrance of Things Past" Kite by Michael Thompson

2016
$3,580 USD
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Dimensions
W: 46.5" D: 1.75" H: 34.0"
Materials
Bamboo
Paper
Cotton
Mixed Materials
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CMTFC003
Estimated Shipping
$108

"Remembrance of Things Past" is a kite by Chicago based artist, Michael Thompson. He creates unique kites crafted from split bamboo frames covered with stretched muslin and a collage of vintage Asian ephemera—including kimonos, obis, paintings, scrolls, drawings, and book pages collected on his travels. In this instance, the surface is found Chinese manuscript pages, providing a literal remembrance of the past. Michael Thompson has been creating kites for more than a decade. His kites have been exhibited internationally.

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