Blocks and strips work-clothes quilt

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
1991
Cotton, denim, twill
90 x 108 inches

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In 1991, Andrea Williams, who was eighteen at the time, appropriated Loretta Pettway’s work-clothes palette but divided the surface vertically so that muted denim strips in a narrow column function

In 1991, Andrea Williams, who was eighteen at the time, appropriated Loretta Pettway’s work-clothes palette but divided the surface vertically so that muted denim strips in a narrow column function like chords, underscored by the basso profundo of the dark fabric that predominates.