Posts Tagged 'lenore tawney'

Stories of Scale, Selvages and Sublimity: Ethel Stein, Lenore Tawney, and Mary Atwater

The traditional English Dictionary describes yarn as a thread which is spun and is used for textile making (weaving, knitting, knotting, etc). Yet, a different definition of yarn also means to tell an informal tale or a story. The twofold

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Stories of Scale, Selvages and Sublimity: Ethel Stein, Lenore Tawney, and Mary Atwater

The traditional English Dictionary describes yarn as a thread which is spun and is used for textile making (weaving, knitting, knotting, etc). Yet, a different definition of yarn also means to tell an informal tale or a story. The twofold

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Thread Lines: Drawing Beyond Pen and Paper

For many people, the word “drawing” is closely associated with pencil markings and ink renderings, but how is a drawing defined by a textile artist? Thread Lines, the latest show at The Drawing Center in NYC, has some pretty remarkable answers

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Thread Lines: Drawing Beyond Pen and Paper

For many people, the word “drawing” is closely associated with pencil markings and ink renderings, but how is a drawing defined by a textile artist? Thread Lines, the latest show at The Drawing Center in NYC, has some pretty remarkable answers

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READING LIST: Textile Texts (& Images)

There are a million amazing books out there in the world about textiles.  My personal favorite, Selected Writings On Design by Anni Albers, has mysteriously gone missing – which is truly tragic! I highly recommend you pick one up, and while

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READING LIST: Textile Texts (& Images)

There are a million amazing books out there in the world about textiles.  My personal favorite, Selected Writings On Design by Anni Albers, has mysteriously gone missing – which is truly tragic! I highly recommend you pick one up, and while

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Lenore Tawney + Rowland Ricketts at MICA

If you are in/near Baltimore, swing by MICA to check out Wholly Unlooked for, a beautiful exhibition celebrating Lenore Tawney. In addition, MICA curated two other shows – entitled Keeping On – to coincide with Tawney’s, celebrating two amazing fiber

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Lenore Tawney + Rowland Ricketts at MICA

If you are in/near Baltimore, swing by MICA to check out Wholly Unlooked for, a beautiful exhibition celebrating Lenore Tawney. In addition, MICA curated two other shows – entitled Keeping On – to coincide with Tawney’s, celebrating two amazing fiber

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