The Boston waterfront context for Design Museum Boston’s Street…
artist: Anne Ferrer
filmmaker: Theodora Johnson
1905 Pneumatic Pillow, L.F. Doellinger U.S. patent no. 795,108
This inflatable work references several categories of colossal pillows typically found in public spectacles such as parades, festivals and carnivals as well as large scale pillows used in a variety of industries. La Vie en Rose, or life in pink, evokes the French chanteuse whose breath can fill or deflate a gargantuan space.