Hedy Lamarr - spread spectrum
100 x 100 x 3.6cm
stencil spray paint on canvas
Signed on verso
Super complicated stencil experiment
Who Was Hedy Lamarr?
Hedy Lamarr was an actress during MGM's "Golden Age." She starred in such films as Tortilla Flat, Lady of the Tropics,Boom Town and Samson and Delilah, with the likes of Clark Gable and Spencer Tracey. Lamarr was also a scientist, co-inventing an early technique for spread spectrum communications — the key to many wireless communications of our present day. A recluse later in life, Lamarr died in her Florida home in 2000.
The premium quality stretched Deep Edge Canvas is made from 100% cotton, and is acid free .
It has a natural white coating and is triple primed, with a weight of 350gsm. It's specially primed to protect the natural fires of the cotton, from thin paint washes to thick impasto marks to stencil spray paint to oily KRINK tags.
The canvas is stretched over a sturdy firwood frame. The 3.6cm depth makes for stunning wall displays.