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Isa Genzken

If you can, check out Genzken’s Retrospective at MoMA (through March 10). http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1345

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African Batiks, Textiles, & Yinka Shonibare MBE, Part 2

Part 2: Yinka Shonibare MBE

Instead of me writing what has already been written, please find out more about Yinka Shonibare MBE here: http://www.yinkashonibarembe.com/biography/

Coincidentally, this article was just published today on Huffington Post, check it out: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/14/yinka-shonibare_n_4562427.html?utm_hp_ref=arts

 

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African Batiks, Textiles, & Yinka Shonibare MBE, Part 1

Part 1: African batiks and African-inspired textiles

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Art in Motion

“The modern artist… is working and expressing an inner world – in other words – expressing the energy, the motion, and other inner forces.” – Jackson Pollock

“It’s all in how you arrange the thing… the careful balance of the design is the motion.”  – Andrew Wyeth

A collection of paintings, photographs, and a few installations that have a sense of movement:

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Sculpture & Installation

The above sculptures/installations are just a few of my favorites (I love their color, texture, and sense of movement!) that are also on my pinterest board http://www.pinterest.com/jennabdecker/installation-3d-street-art/

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Taking Imagination Seriously – (the second-to-last image is a fiber art installation by Janet Echelman, this is a feature I wrote about her back in May)

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Fiber Art, Pt. II

More fiber art inspiration!

This time, I’ve included some of my own stitched fibers on watercolor paintings, and there’s also a silk painting, a fabric staircase installation, woven textiles, some beaded feet/socks (?), and an embroidered leaf… Enjoy!

 

Find more inspiration here: http://pinterest.com/jennabdecker/fibers-textiles-embroidery/

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