Patterns at the Met

"Fractal.MGX" table 2007. Gernot Oberfell, Jan Wertel, Matthias Bar, German
“Fractal.MGX” table 2007, Gernot Oberfell, Jan Wertel, Matthias Bar, German, 2007, epoxy resin, polyurethane

One of my teenagers and I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan recently. We finished viewing the Matisse exhibit and came across an exhibit of contemporary furniture and design.  I was taken by the patterns and textures.  Hon, hope you are, too.

"Peacock" chair 2009, Dror Ben Shetrit, Israeli, felt with powdwer varnished metal base
“Peacock” chair, 2009, Dror Ben Shetrit, Israeli, felt with powder varnished metal base
"Alquimia XIII" wall hanging 1984, Olga De Amoral, Columbian, linen, rice paper, gesso, indigo red and gold leaf
“Alquimia XIII” wall hanging, 1984, Olga De Amaral, Columbian, linen, rice paper, gesso, indigo red and gold leaf
"Carlton" room divider 1981, Ettore Sottsass, Italian, wood, plastic laminate
“Carlton” room divider, 1981, Ettore Sottsass, Italian, wood, plastic laminate