Dorothy Caldwell: In Good Repair

Angus, Jennifer
January 2005
Surface Design Journal;Winter2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p20
Trade Publication
Describes the art works featured in the art exhibition "In Good Repair," by Dororthy Caldwell at the Textile Museum of Canada. Source of inspiration; Reflection of the connection between the art work and domestic traditions; Use of cloth and stitching to highlight or add textures; Dyeing techniques used ; Use of patterns as a background texture; Highlight art pieces scattered throughout the four-room exhibition.


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