TITLE

FISHSKIN & GUT

AUTHOR(S)
York, Hildreth
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Fall2003, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of fishskin and gut as sources of materials for various artists' works of art. It mentions the significance of the use of these materials to the environment and the introduction of the use of gut by artist Pat Hickman, who has been working with gut since the 1970s. Information on the artworks of Jill Nordfors Clark, Manya Shapiros and Sarah Atshan and the techniques employed in their works are provided. The originality and diversity of artists in employing fishskin and gut in their masterpiece are discussed.
ACCESSION #
31764024

 

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