First look: Michael Leon for Pendleton Woolen Mills, Curated by Arkitip
REPORTED BY Arkitip, Inc., 25, July 2011
Acting as curator, Arkitip has chosen artist Michael Leon for the first in a series of artistically driven products for Pendleton Woolen Mills. For over 100 years Pendleton Woolen Mills has been designing and manufacturing the world’s best woolen blankets.
Michael Leon was raised amidst the skateboard culture of the late 80‘s and early 90‘s. His work lives in a unique place between the worlds of art and art direction, embodying the freedom of thought and Do-It-Yourself tenacity of a skateboarder – a combination that has produced impressive work in many forums and mediums including painting, prints, sculpture, photography, and video.
The Michael Leon Blanket for Pendleton Woolen Mills will be on sale: 2 August 2011.