Posts Tagged 'weaving'

Anni Albers: Material and Meaning

When the Nazis closed the Bauhaus in 1933, Anni Albers and her husband, Josef, left Germany to accept an invitation to teach at Black Mountain College in North Carolina. Always fascinated with Pre-Columbian art during their time in Europe, the

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Anni Albers: Material and Meaning

When the Nazis closed the Bauhaus in 1933, Anni Albers and her husband, Josef, left Germany to accept an invitation to teach at Black Mountain College in North Carolina. Always fascinated with Pre-Columbian art during their time in Europe, the

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May Fiber Art Picks!

Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care The Museum of Art and Design May 8, 2018 to October 2, 2018 Event: In Conversation: Tanya Aguiñiga and Art Made Between Opposite Sides ,The Theater at MAD, May 12, 2018,  4:00 pm to 5:30

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May Fiber Art Picks!

Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care The Museum of Art and Design May 8, 2018 to October 2, 2018 Event: In Conversation: Tanya Aguiñiga and Art Made Between Opposite Sides ,The Theater at MAD, May 12, 2018,  4:00 pm to 5:30

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Work in Progress: Zaida Adriana Goveo Balmaseda

How did you first become interested in working with textiles? Textiles were always in my life. My mom and my grandma made so much of what was around us from scratch; from food, to clothing, to home decorations. We had

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Work in Progress: Zaida Adriana Goveo Balmaseda

How did you first become interested in working with textiles? Textiles were always in my life. My mom and my grandma made so much of what was around us from scratch; from food, to clothing, to home decorations. We had

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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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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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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April Fiber Art Picks!

Pop-up Studio and TAC Maker Space Bard Graduate Center Through May 13, 2018 Textile Arts Center has partnered with the Bard Graduate Center to set a pop-up studio and maker space in the BGC Gallery space, as part of the

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Pop-up Studio and TAC Maker Space Bard Graduate Center Through May 13, 2018 Textile Arts Center has partnered with the Bard Graduate Center to set a pop-up studio and maker space in the BGC Gallery space, as part of the

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Jamie Boyle

   Above photos by Mariel Rolwing Montes on 35 mm film with Canon Rebel 2000   Jamie Boyle is a visual artist who has frequently collaborated on the creation of material stuff for performances. Most recently, she designed the garments

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Jamie Boyle

   Above photos by Mariel Rolwing Montes on 35 mm film with Canon Rebel 2000   Jamie Boyle is a visual artist who has frequently collaborated on the creation of material stuff for performances. Most recently, she designed the garments

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March Fiber Art Picks!

“Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity” Bard Graduate Center Through July 8, 2018 Curated by post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and graduate students, “Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts

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March Fiber Art Picks!

“Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity” Bard Graduate Center Through July 8, 2018 Curated by post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and graduate students, “Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts

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Work in Progress: Fiorella Gonzales Vigil

We were recently pleased to host Fiorella Gonzales-Vigil as our January Work-in-Progress resident! I met up with her at TAC’s Manhattan studio to discuss the different stages of her artistic process, her reimagination of Anillado, a traditional Peruvian knitting technique, and

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Work in Progress: Fiorella Gonzales Vigil

We were recently pleased to host Fiorella Gonzales-Vigil as our January Work-in-Progress resident! I met up with her at TAC’s Manhattan studio to discuss the different stages of her artistic process, her reimagination of Anillado, a traditional Peruvian knitting technique, and

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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