TITLE

Amy Orr: Exploring Excess

AUTHOR(S)
Rice, Robin
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the quilt art and contemporary art works by Amy Orr. Focus of Orr's quilts on fabrics using abundant colors, textures and patterns; Integration of language, humor and provocative designs into the works; Expression of themes of surfeit and waste through the incorporation of the materials being criticized; Types of materials used in the quilts; Ability of the artist to address social, political and ecological issues on an abstract level.
ACCESSION #
15645254

 

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