This and That: Teresita Fernández and Sarah Crowner

by Jessica Fuentes November 9, 2022

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. See past “This and That” posts here. – Ed.

Today: Blue tiles

A photograph of a blue tiled wall by Teresita Fernández at the Blanton Museum of Art. The tiles are a deeper blue closer to the ground and shift lighter as they reach up the wall.

Teresita Fernández, “Stacked Waters,” 2009, cast acrylic, 240 x 795 x 561 inches, commissioned by the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, through the generosity of Jeanne and Michael Klein, 2008.

A photograph of a blue tiled floor by Sarah Crowner installed at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa.

Sarah Crowner, “Platform (Blue Green Terracotta for JC),” 2022, ceramic tiles (by Cerámica Suro, Guadalajara, Mexico), site-specific commission and installation for the Chinati Foundation


No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan

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