"Wellspring" Kite by Michael Thompson

2016
$4,280 USD
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Dimensions
W: 56.0" D: 2.75" H: 44.0"
Materials
Bamboo
Cotton
Silk
Paper
Mixed Materials
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CMTWS001
Estimated Shipping
$250

"Wellspring", a unique kite by Chicago-based artist Michael Thompson, is crafted from a split bamboo frame covered with stretched muslin and a collage of textile and paper. The book matched floral silk panels in this kite recall the reflection of a garden on a calm stretch of water. Thompson’s kites incorporate found objects collected on trips to Asia including kimonos, obis, paintings, scrolls, drawings, and book pages, creating intricate, one-of-a-kind visual effects.

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