Catherine Legrand’s Patchwork: A World Tour is an important step towards finally giving this art form the appreciation it deserves.
Katie Shulman’s Delicate Dance With Fiber
If the body as a point of inspiration was once an innocent or abstract notion for the fiber artist, her more recent work can no longer avoid the body as battleground.
Echoes of Joy and Peril in Leda Catunda’s Textiles
The Brazilian artist practices an erasure poetry upon textiles and assembles the results into evocative, semi-sculptural configurations.
Eco-Feminist Art Collective Protests UN Climate Summit with Textiles
Founded by Dora Napolitano in 2016, Zurciendo el Planeta planted its “Forest of Hope” international embroidery project in art spaces across Glasgow during COP26.
The Story of Kunihiko Moriguchi, a Master Kimono Painter
Moriguchi, who studied in Japan and Paris, took the influence of Op art and applied it to the traditional art of kimono painting.
Maria Guzmán Capron’s Deliciously Tactile Fabric Figures, or “Hot Aliens”
Capron says her creations reflect herself and her immigrant, Latinx community.
The Transcendent, Spiritual Fiber Art of Lenore Tawney
More than 40 textile works dating from the 1950s to her death in 2007, at age 100, float in the artist’s retrospective at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.
The Sensory Tethers You’ll Find in Textiles
Woven Walls, a tightly curated summer show at Morgan Lehman Gallery, explores a language between the threads of different textiles.
Textile Artists Weave 21st-Century Stories
A new exhibit showcases contemporary takes on the millennia-old art of textile-making, from El Anatsui’s shimmering bottle-cap tapestries to Nevet Yitzhak’s renditions of Afghan war rugs.
Tapestries that Mend the Divides Between Mexico and the US
Tanya Aguiñiga’s work results from a lifetime of creating textile pieces from broken and found threads.
Anni Albers’s Thoughts on Textiles Loom Large
On Weaving offers a model for how to write in a way that incorporates theoretical examination alongside practical content; in it Anni Albers provides valuable — and often overlooked — thoughts on art and creative work.
After Surviving a Fire, St. John the Divine’s 17th-Century Tapestries Return
After a catastrophic 2001 fire, the 17th-century Barberini tapestries have returned to view at Manhattan’s Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.