TITLE

A SEARCH FOR LIGHT: Jan Myers-Newbury's Adaptation of Shibori

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Vicky A.
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Fall97, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the artwork of textile artist Jan Myers-Newbury. According to the article, Myers-Newbury made art quilts for over 20 years, and then shifted her relation to the tradition of quiltmaking by experimenting with various techniques in order to pursue her interest in capturing the relationship between color and light on a two-dimensional cloth surface. Myers-Newbury began to use the shibori resist dying technique because of the patterns and illusion of light and depth that it created.
ACCESSION #
32670306

 

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