The New Textiles
On Saturday, October 24, 2015, Gallery will be hosting a group invitational for its exhibit The New Textiles: Transformed. Works included in the exhibit showcase a variety of unique techniques and unusual materials that resemble textiles and explore the definition of what is a textile. The New Textiles celebrates the sculptural forms of baskets, the graphic imagery of tapestries and all surfaces that are embellished, both narrative and abstract.
My life in a little cottage in the Dorset woods, together with my significent Sicilian other, two bimbi, pussycat and nine chickens, not to mention endless balls of yarn and a crochet hook!
Water World: Crocheted Coral Reef Depicts Fragile Oceanic Ecosystem
They’re identical twins. They’re from Australia. And they’re trying to teach the world about the fragility of coral reefs, one crochet stitch at a time. A few years ago, Christine and Margaret Wertheim experimented with using crochet to illustrate a geometry concept called hyperbolic space. When they injected some randomness into the patterns, the darning \\[…\\]