Featured Object: Golf Magic
Golf Magic, designed by Brian Connelly (American, 1926 – 1962) for Associated American Artists, printed by Signature Fabrics, ca. 1953. Screen-printed cotton. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2003-23-1, Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. William Goulding. Photo: Matt Flynn
Associated American Artists was founded in 1934 by Reeves Lewenthal to connect American artists with the public through the production of limited edition prints and, later, artist-designed mid-market housewares, like this Pop Art-inspired design of golf balls.
• Submitted by Susan Brown, Associate Curator, Textiles, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and TSA Board Member
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