Painted Weavings by Lia Cook and Neda Alhilali

August 15, 1980 – March 1, 1981

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
1661 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor Floor Plan

On view are 14 contemporary works created from industrial materials which have been woven, pressed, hammered, or rolled, and then painted. Cook works with rayon tire cording, while Alhilali uses industrial paper. Both teach in California: Cook at California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, and Alhilali at Scripps College, Claremont.