A Memphis Group Founder Finally Gets Her Due

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A Memphis Group Founder Finally Gets Her Due

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This is a tray from ’84, done with a Danish carpenter,” says 60-year-old artist Nathalie Du Pasquier, pointing out a dark wooden box inlaid with orange zigzags and arcs in her studio in Milan’s Porta Nuova district. An Italian pottery plate, fired with a blue, yellow and red bull’s-eye, is from “a series based on circles, done by me in Naples.” Sheets of wallpaper are pinned to a wall like drawings, covered with rectangles that suggest cinder blocks or floral grids reminiscent of the British Arts and Crafts pioneer William Morris. The couch is piled with ziggurat-patterned blankets and pillows, some designed by Du…

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