Through the Grid

Martin, Lois
January 2009
Surface Design Journal;Winter2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the artists' use of grids and how they embrace the illusory qualities of the transparent fabrics. It states that gauzy fabrics are of simple, open plain weave and the crisscrossing warps and wefts of the fabrics define a two-dimensional plane which can be used as interstices between threads play tricks with light or with theatrical scrim, window screens or veils. It notes that under gentle light, sheer fabrics transform as well and when both sides are lit, a scrim slightly diffuses the scene behind it and will reveal what lies behind.


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