Diné fiber artist and sixth-generation weaver Tyrrell Tapaha expands lived experience and ideas about the future.
Two Navajo Artists Weave New Histories
Zefren-M and Morris Muskett find self-expression through contemporary weaving.
An Artist’s Hand Towels, Woven During the Pandemic
Doerte Weber’s weavings reproduce the ubiquitous charts and graphics related to infection rates, deaths, and unemployment.
In Intricate Weavings, Igshaan Adams Maps South Africa’s Tangled Histories
Adams’s weavings are the kind that demand to be stood directly in front of, for you to hunker down on your knees, or crane your neck at all angles.
A Tribute to Women’s Work, From Weaving to Computer Programming
While they may appear at odds, the design of computing machines and weaving technology are closely entwined.
Weaving a New Future for a Traditional Turkish Craft
A small group of fine artists are bringing renewed attention to the practice of weaving by incorporating it into their artworks.
The Ancient Tradition of Maya Weaving in the 21st Century
Maya women in Guatemala continue to practice forms of backstrap weaving that have thrived in Central America for centuries, even adapting them to more contemporary uses like handbags.
Traditional Craft Meets Conflict in Afghan War Rugs
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — War and conflict have long had a role in the production of art.
Polly Apfelbaum Plays with Pattern
Among the sleek catalogues at the entrance to the Clifton Benevento Gallery sits a tattered hardcover, its paper jacket ripped to reveal the plain binding. This is artist Polly Apfelbaum’s copy of A Handweaver’s Pattern Book.