Arabesque III


Artist
Leonardo Nierman (Mexican, b. 1932)
Date
1970s
Medium
Lithograph
Dimensions
Plate : 15 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (38.74 x 29.21 cm)
Sheet : 25 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (65.41 x 50.17 cm)
Credit Line
Hope College Collection
Object Number
2016.1.3

Label
The term arabesque was originally coined to describe the scrolling, interlaced lines and shapes that are found in some types of Islamic art. Nierman used the term as the title for several prints he designed in the 1970s that look like exploding stars seen in some distant galaxy.

Object Type
Print