Amy Orr: Exploring Excess

Rice, Robin
January 2005
Surface Design Journal;Winter2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p30
Trade Publication
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.


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