Color Duets – Kaffe Fassett | Erin Lee Gafill
publication date – June 15, 2020
written by Erin Lee Gafill
introduction by Kaffe Fassett
Full color – Hardback – 112pages
26 Letter Press, Big Sur, California

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Press Release: Internationally Renowned Artists Collaborate in Color Duets

For over 12 years, internationally renowned London-based textile designer Kaffe Fassett and his niece, award-winning artist and author Erin Lee Gafill, come together each May to paint complementary still lifes in the home where they both spent their formative years.

They retreat to a cabin in a redwood grove adjacent to their family’s famed restaurant, Nepenthe, in Big Sur,California. In this stolen week, they sit side by side, surrounded by palettes, easels, and brushes.

They observe and render the nuance of color and form as the canyon light illuminates selected groups of vases, pots, and flowers.
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Color Duets - Kaffe Fassett | Erin Lee Gafill - Front Cover Image, painting by Kaffe Fassett
Color Duets – Cover Image
Kaffe Fassett & Erin Lee Gafill
Kaffe Fassett and Erin Lee Gafill
Erin Lee Gafill & Kaffe Fassett painting during their Big Sur retreats.
Kaffe Scraps with Fruit Tin by Erin Lee Gafill