By Spike Gillespie
Quilting is a craft, wealthy with culture and homespun, useful applications. yet it’s additionally an art--which, with needle, thread, cloth, and an idea, may give us a brand new method of , and wrapping ourselves in, the world. This publication profiles twenty American practitioners of that artwork, quilters whose attention-grabbing, leading edge paintings takes the craft one step additional and makes it into whatever new. those notable quilters describe their concept and strategies and express us numerous examples in their top work. between them are Jeanne Williamson, a celebrated mixed-media magazine quilter; Pam Rubert, whose large-scale quilts exhibit her humor; Loretta Bennett, the youngest of the cherished Gee's Bend quilters; Boo Davis, a hip crafter who items jointly quilts with heavy-metal topics; Susan Else, who constructs whimsical quilted sculptures; Ai Kijima, a Brooklyn-based artist inspired by way of jap anime; and Jane Burch Cochran, whose folk-art quilts characteristic hundreds of thousands of beads and buttons.
Through own conversations with the quilters, writer Spike Gillespie offers us an inside of, in-depth examine what evokes every one, what equipment they use, and the way their paintings has evolved. in addition to those close-up perspectives of the quilter’s studio and procedure, every one profile gains firsthand suggestions and inspirational advice. Quilting Art serves as an idea ebook for quilters, in addition to a beautiful illustration of the quilter’s art.
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