Author Archives: Janina

Chris Martin Paintings on Burlap

I am a lover of art across many mediums. However, one thing that draws me back to textiles time and time again is the power of fabric to add sensuality and content to work. The burlap paintings of Brooklyn based

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Chris Martin Paintings on Burlap

I am a lover of art across many mediums. However, one thing that draws me back to textiles time and time again is the power of fabric to add sensuality and content to work. The burlap paintings of Brooklyn based

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The Clock @ MOMA

This week I was pleasantly surprised to walk into Christian Marclay’s mesmerizing work, The Clock, at MoMA. An incredible reimagining of the possibilities of time based art, MoMA describes the piece as: “a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on

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The Clock @ MOMA

This week I was pleasantly surprised to walk into Christian Marclay’s mesmerizing work, The Clock, at MoMA. An incredible reimagining of the possibilities of time based art, MoMA describes the piece as: “a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on

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Eleanor Anderson – Sketchbook

For many artists, The sketchbook is central to their practice. A sketchbook is a great place to map out ideas, write, and draw. Sketchbooks however, are far from limited to ink and graphite. Many view their sketchbooks as portable studios with

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Eleanor Anderson – Sketchbook

For many artists, The sketchbook is central to their practice. A sketchbook is a great place to map out ideas, write, and draw. Sketchbooks however, are far from limited to ink and graphite. Many view their sketchbooks as portable studios with

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Quill Embroidery

  This week, while visiting the Smithsonian’s national museum of the American Indian, I came across some examples of embroidery using porcupine quills. Quills are the oldest known form of Native American Embroidery, flourishing until the 18th century when glass

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Quill Embroidery

  This week, while visiting the Smithsonian’s national museum of the American Indian, I came across some examples of embroidery using porcupine quills. Quills are the oldest known form of Native American Embroidery, flourishing until the 18th century when glass

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Gabriel Orozco Asterisms

This week, Gabriel Orozco’s Asterisms opened at the Guggenheim museum. Asterisms is a two part sculptural and photographic installation. The project consists of thousands of discarded objects collected by the artist.  The objects, which includes dozens of bottles, hats, sports balls, and chewing gum,

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Gabriel Orozco Asterisms

This week, Gabriel Orozco’s Asterisms opened at the Guggenheim museum. Asterisms is a two part sculptural and photographic installation. The project consists of thousands of discarded objects collected by the artist.  The objects, which includes dozens of bottles, hats, sports balls, and chewing gum,

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Artist Residency: Writing Workshop

This week, TAC’s artists in residence explored the importance of writing in an artist’s practice and career. Writing is a key component to communicating to others about works of art,  as well as a valuable tool for artists to organize their

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Artist Residency: Writing Workshop

This week, TAC’s artists in residence explored the importance of writing in an artist’s practice and career. Writing is a key component to communicating to others about works of art,  as well as a valuable tool for artists to organize their

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Teayoun Kim-Kassor at the Textile Arts center

 The Textile Arts Center is excited to present the work of artist,  Teayoun Kim-Kassor. Currently on view at TAC is the artist’s  2010 installation, Modulations.  The installation consists of eight large scale dyed fabric pieces hung from the ceiling. Each of

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Teayoun Kim-Kassor at the Textile Arts center

 The Textile Arts Center is excited to present the work of artist,  Teayoun Kim-Kassor. Currently on view at TAC is the artist’s  2010 installation, Modulations.  The installation consists of eight large scale dyed fabric pieces hung from the ceiling. Each of

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Artists in Residence: First Round of Critiques

  This week at TAC, the artists in  residence finished their first round of critiques. In just a short amount of time it is amazing how the artists have already begun to explore whole new directions in their practice. The

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Artists in Residence: First Round of Critiques

  This week at TAC, the artists in  residence finished their first round of critiques. In just a short amount of time it is amazing how the artists have already begun to explore whole new directions in their practice. The

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Artists in Residence: Drawing Marathon!

As TAC’s new cycle of Artists in Residence settle down into their new home, the artists participated in a two day ‘drawing marathon’ led by Jordana Martin. Working this past weekend for upwards of seven hours each day, the artists

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Artists in Residence: Drawing Marathon!

As TAC’s new cycle of Artists in Residence settle down into their new home, the artists participated in a two day ‘drawing marathon’ led by Jordana Martin. Working this past weekend for upwards of seven hours each day, the artists

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