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Aerial Net Sculptures Loom Over Public Squares in Janet Echelman’s ‘Earthtime’ Installations

 Art #earthquakes #fiber art #installation #sculpture #site-specific #time October 7, 2021 Grace Ebert “Earthtime 1.78” (2021), Vienna. All images © Janet Echelman, shared with permission Suspended in public squares and parks, the knotted sculptures that comprise Janet Echelman’s Earthtime series respond to the destructive, overpowering, and uncontrollable forces that impact life on the planet. …

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Ducks, Otters, and Other Wildlife Plunge into Water in Intricate Split-View Embroideries

 Craft #animals #birds #embroidery #fiber art #thread #water August 13, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Megan Zaniewski, shared with permission Fiber artist Megan Zaniewski sends delicate air bubbles rippling through her water-based embroideries that capture the momentum of ducks, turtles, and other wildlife as they dive into a pond or lake. Through a …

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An Eclectic Group Show Features Sound Sculptures, Collages, and Toy Assemblages for the Annual BBA Artist Prize

 Art #collage #fiber art #light #painting #sculpture #sound June 18, 2021 Grace Ebert By June Lee. All images courtesy of BBA Artist Prize, shared with permission A broad, varied collection of work from 20 emerging artists converges in a group exhibition for the sixth-annual BBA Artist Prize. Living in ten countries and working across …

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Rainbow Threads Are Knotted into Elaborate Macramé Wall Hangings by Agnes Hansella

 Art Craft #fiber art #macramé June 11, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Agnes Hansella, shared with permission Back in February, Agnes Hansella completed a staggering trio of macramé installations. The monumental works are a facet of the Jakarta-based artist’s practice, which spans large-scale pieces and smaller wall hangings extending a few feet wide. …

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Thread Infused with Scent Embellishes Embroidered and Woven Textiles to Stimulate Memories

 Art #embroidery #fiber art #scents #textiles #weaving June 1, 2021 Grace Ebert “Jasmine I” embroidery on silk organza with jasmine-scented yarn dyed with hibiscus, beetroot, indigo, and turmeric, 36 x  54 inches. All images © Pallavi Padukone, shared with permission Scent, memory, and emotion are inextricably bound together in the human brain, making it possible …

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Varied Patches of Color and Textured Stitches Delineate Expressive Embroidered Portraits

 Craft #embroidery #fiber art #portraits #thread March 5, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Brenda Risquez, shared with permission Brenda Risquez is deliberate in her use of texture, density, and color in her boldly embroidered portraits inspired by friends and pop culture icons. Varying patches of long, single-stitch rows and rounded tufts map onto …

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