Textiles taking over NYC

How great is this Spring weather, specially after a (too) long Winter?! Don’t make great outdoor plans for this weekend though, as the weather will be more on the gray/rainy side.. Perfect for a museum/gallery walk!

Luckily, there are a lot of great textile exhibitions happening in NYC in the next months. Make sure you take advantage of all the gay

Take a look to the follow listing. Go to one, go to all!


1. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, through July 31rst

Alexander McQueen, “Oyster” Dress
Irere, spring/summer 2003
Ivory silk organza, georgette, and chiffon
Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Photography by Sølve Sundsbø


And while at the Met please take the opportunity to check also The Andean Tunic and Rugs and Ritual in Tibetan Buddhism.

2. Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, through June 19th


Textile design #253 from Sonia Delaunay, 1928-30. Gouache, ink, and pencil on paper. Private collection © L&M Services B.V. The Hague 20100623 Photo: © private collection


3. Play at the Textile Arts Center, through June 24th


image by Amanda McCavour


and while at the Textile Arts Center, check also Good Work, on view at TAC/Oak Knit Studio Gallery through June 12th.


Erica Harris “String Funeral” (detail)

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