Elizabeth Billings: Updating Ikat

Ziek, Bhakti
January 2005
Surface Design Journal;Winter2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
Focuses on the art work of weft ikat by Elizabeth Billings. Example of the artist's ikat work in collaboration with Andrea Wasserman at Vermont's Burlington International Airport; Recognition of the variety of materials used by Billings in the project including branches, wood panels, bark and poems; Preference by Billings for large art installations with repetitive and changing motifs; Observation of the integration of organic material with natural-dyed cloth; Other ikat works by Billings at the Johnson College Library, Caledonia County Court House and lake Champlain Bicycle Rest Stop.


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