TITLE

THE TOUCHING TEXTILE

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Richard
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Summer94, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
32455249

 

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