TITLE

WOVEN PAINTINGS, PAINTED WEAVINGS

AUTHOR(S)
Lohr, Ginny
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter96, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article compares the approaches to textile artwork used by Nancy Belfer, Fuyuko Matsubara and Erica Licea-Kane. Belfer typically uses an ikat technique in which she uses fiber reactive dyes and rayon warp before weaving, and then weaves the background colors on her fabrics. Matsubara uses silk and linen to weave a white cloth, and then paints on the cloth. After painting it, she unweaves it and weaves it again using a different weave structure. Licea-Kane weaves her wool cloth, and then paints her subject. She then sews portions of the painting together and stiffens it with a watered down acrylic medium.
ACCESSION #
32954881

 

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