|Deep Framed Shadowboxes:||Shadowbox style framing with floating like paper prints|
|Unframed Archival Art Prints:||Often referred to as a “Giclée”, the Archival Art Print is the optimal choice for clients who want exceptional image quality and long-term stability. Extensive independent testing has shown that this type of print will last 100+ years without noticeable c|
|Premium Textured Paper:||Printed on archival textured 100% cotton heavy stock paper|
|Hand Torn Deckle Edge:||Your chosen artwork will feature a jagged edge all around|
|Frame Mouldings:||Real wood mouldings from sustainable sources|
|Matching Spacers:||The mat used as the background will extend on the sides of the frame|
|Acrylic Glass:||Premium unbreakable lightweight acrylic glass with UV protection.|
|Hanging System:||We use french cleats for easy hanging that always stay straight|
|Fast Shipping:||We usually ship in 4-7 days|
|Shipped with Art Secure Packaging:||At The Picturalist, we check each artwork before it leaves the premises. All our packages are sent in specially designed boxes to guarantee picture perfect deliveries. We ship to your drop-ship location, home or office, on weekdays and Saturdays, anywhere|
ABOUT EERO SAARINEN
Born to world famous parents, architect and Cranbrook Academy of Art director Eliel Saarinen and textile artist Loja Saarinen, Eero Saarinen was surrounded by design his whole life. It came as no surprise that Eero was helping his father design furniture and fixtures for the Cranbrook campus by the time he was in his teens. In 1929 Eero left for Paris where he studied sculpture before enrolling in the Yale architecture program the following year.
It was at Cranbrook that Saarinen met Charles Eames. The most notable outcome of their partnership was the groundbreaking collection of molded plywood chairs for the MoMA-sponsored 1940 Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition. Their collection was awarded first prize in all categories, catapulting the young designers to the forefront of the American modern furniture movement.
Over the next 15 years Saarinen designed many of the most recognizable pieces for Knoll, including the Tulip chairs and tables and the Womb chair. Eero, took a sculptural approach to furniture design, building hundreds of models and full scale mock-ups to achieve the perfect curve, find the right line, and derive the most pleasing proportions.
Eero Saarinen was a leader of the second-generation modernists. Among his outstanding architectural projects are the Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC, The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, the recently re-opened TWA Terminal at Kennedy International Airport, and the CBS headquarters in New York.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Anthony Jenkins lives and creates in rural Mono, Ontario, north of Toronto. For four decades, his editorial illustrations, caricatures and portraits delighted the readers of Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail.
He has traveled the world with a sketchpad, visiting eighty-three countries to date. His first love is black and white. His later colour work is inspired by the vivid life and hues of the Third World.
In his own words: “A likeness captured is a given. If it may be captured elegantly, in just a few, telling lines that dance and please the eye in their own right, that’s the goal.”
ABOUT THE PICTURALIST
The Picturalist offers a curated wall art collection featuring International emerging artists from a wide range of artistic backgrounds.Interior designers work is very much intertwined with that of fine artists. Complete your design projects with the perfect artwork, requesting custom sizes, customized colors and your own choice of frames. Send us an email at [email protected]