Martin, Richard
July 1994
Surface Design Journal;Summer94, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the relationship between fiber and feeling with art and body. It mentions the emergence of body as a subject, metaphor, vehicle and victim of ideas, of age and gender. The social constructions of the body and the demographics and demands of aging populations are discussed. Several literary works related to the topic are also discussed, including the books "Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body," by Susan Bordo and "The Man in the Bowler Hat," by Fred Miller Robinson.


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