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Jules Olitski, Shekinah Flame, 1990: "There are many functional objects made from canvas: sails, beach chairs, tents, tarps, tote bags. Often, however, a designer will use canvas not as a construction material, but more as one would a painting surface – that is, as a ‘canvas’ upon which to convey abstract ideas, impressions, etc., through various techniques. I paired this Jules Olitski acrylic painting with Alessandro Ciffo’s silicone chair, aptly named ‘Jason’ (in tribute to the British artist Jason Martin, who makes paintings about paint."