TITLE

Ruth Bright Mordy

AUTHOR(S)
Myers-Newbury, Jan
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Fall2001, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the tablet-woven works of weaver Ruth Bright Mordy which provide a bold affirmation of the advantages of working within technical limitations. Thirty years ago, Mordy chose a weaving technique traditionally used to create narrow, sturdy lengths of cloth for straps, belts, and decorative bands and began her ever-evolving process of bulking up and refining the technique to produce weavings on a grand scale. A striking quality of Mordy's work is the variety and intimate beauty of the individual elements that create the whole.
ACCESSION #
31763903

 

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