Paul Reynard (3 October 1927 – 28 October 2005) was an artist, art teacher, Gurdjieff movements instructor, and co-president of the Gurdjieff Foundation of New York. Throughout the early to mid-1960s, Reynard taught drawing at the Écoles d'Art Américaines at Fontainebleau, and at schools in Besançon and Angers. After moving to the United States in 1968, he painted a number of murals throughout the Northeast, including one at 100 Park Avenue in Manhattan, and another at Harvard University. Besides designing and painting murals, several solo shows of his paintings, banners, and drawings were given in New York and at various locales in the United States and Canada. Throughout this period, Reynard also taught drawing at the Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute, as well as at The School of Visual Arts, where he worked until retiring in 2002.
This selection carpets consist of reproductions of Reynard’s work, and were handpicked by Paul’s wife, Ellen Reynard. Each has been named and numbered corresponding to its appearance in Paul Reynard’s book Works in America. Each piece is hand knotted in Nepal with handspun and naturally dyed Himalayan wool. A maximum of 78 copies of each rug will be made to order and numbered.
|Actual Size||4' 2" X 8' 1"|
|Country of Origin||Nepal|