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Wallpaper was once ubiquitous and is still common in domestic settings, but it has rarely been given the same kind of attention bestowed on fine-art objects or other applied arts. Nonetheless, many artists– from Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) to William Morris (1834-96) and Andy Warhol (1928-87) — have created wallpaper and considered this activity to be a significant endeavor.
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, Rhode Island
Art and Design
Tannenbaum, Judith and Stroud, Marion Boulton, "On the Wall: Wallpaper by Contemporary Artists" (2003). Books. 7.