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Profile: Faith Ringgold


Faith Ringgold was born in New York City in 1930. While working as an art teacher in public schools, she began a series of paintings called… 779 more words

Blackpaint 603 - RA Summer Show, Black Power, Dunkirk

Nathalie Du Pasquier, Pace Gallery

This finished a week ago, but I thought it was worth including.  She does these LEGO type paintings, with odd inconsistencies in perspective that remind me a little of Duccio and a little of Escher.   501 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Contemporary Textile artists

Many contemporary artists are blurring the boundaries between art and craft. reclaiming techniques and materials that traditionally where not considered for art.

Tracey Emin

Emin has made many quilts appliquéd other objects like her famous tent. 289 more words

Famous Artist Friday

In college, I had a professor who was OBSESSED with textiles.  I mean, I think she pretty much had her doctorate in it.  Under her tutelage, I wove things and tried my hand at indigo dying.   304 more words