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Posts Categorized: Fiber Art
Pablo Picasso. Andy Warhol. Salvador Dalí. Henri Matisse. Joan Miró. These incomparable masters of modern art are renowned for their paintings on canvas. But a groundbreaking new exhibit at the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Mass., unveils the artists’ rare designs on fabric and in fashion. Organized by the… Read more »
In many ways, Sheila Hicks’s work is about raveling and unraveling. In both a material and conceptual sense, she constantly challenges the possibilities of what fiber can be and how it can be perceived. Whether natural cotton or high tech threads, multi-colored or monochrome, her free-standing sculptures, wall-hangings and works… Read more »
Fabric hardeners give mixed media artists the ability to sculpt in new ways. Powertex is an example of a unique new material that gives artists the ability to color and harden fabric. Fiber is often a difficult material to use in exterior spaces. Powertex resolves this, and is being used… Read more »
Thank you to Robyn Daniel for contributing this article. Art can take us to the strangest places. Literally. Like to an erotica store – or two. Let me explain… Much of my work is about secrets in plain view and miscommunication. I often use Gregg Shorthand (an outdated writing method… Read more »