TITLE

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING FIBER

AUTHOR(S)
MOYER, TWYLENE
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Summer2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the importance of fiber art. According to the article, fiber came out as a serious art in 1960's, in which it displayed the essential integration of materials, process, form, and content just like the works of several artists including wall-hung or freestanding sculptures by Sheila Hicks, Lenore Tawney and Olga de Amaral. Moreover, it notes that the work shown under the fiber art features several themes including self-conscious, sold and ironic. Furthermore, it stresses that the form and content of fiber art emerge from nonrational, tactile experience and a prolonged dialogue between the artist and the materials.
ACCESSION #
31763950

 

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