Trust for Museum Exhibitions  /  Tapestries

This booklet highlights traditional tapestries created by several great twentieth century modernist artists.

  • Cover features Alexander Calder’s Soleil Rouge, a red sun over a yellow background with a floral shape in black and beige.
  • The Curator page features a photograph of Dirk Holger and Matisse’s Birds of the Air, a wool tapestry with bird-like shapes.
  • Section opener for Jean Arp features the tapestry Variation sur Aubette, an abstract work.
  • Alexander Calder's profile has the cover image with “America is Blooming” with tree-like floral forms in red, blue, & black.
  • Pablo Picasso's artist profile features the bright tapestry, “The Harlequins,” with a full bleed detail to the right.
  • Endpapers feature Jean Arp’s “Variation sur Aubette,” showing organic shapes in yellow on a blue, beige, and grey background.