Crossroads: Constructions, Markings, And Structures

byNancy CrowForeword byDavid Hornung

April 1, 2008|
Crossroads: Constructions, Markings, And Structures by Nancy Crow
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A collection of 25 improvisational quilts, this compilation from one of the premier colorists in contemporary American art represents work from three distinct series of quilts, all of which are photographed in sensational colors and with extensive detail. The quilts in the first series, Constructions, are large complex pieces created from hundreds of strips of fabrics. The next, Markings, is a series of nine quilts in which the artist explores calligraphy. In the final series, Structures, the artist repeatedly places silk-screened images directly onto cloth, creating blocks of color. Featuring the works-in-progress alongside the finished artwork, this showcase provides fascinating insight into the artistic process.

Nancy Crow is considered the world''s foremost art quilter, and her award-winning work has been instrumental in promoting quiltmaking from traditional craft to an art medium. Her quilts are on permanent display at several world-class art museums, including the Smithsonian Institute and the Museum of Arts & Design. She is the author...
Title:Crossroads: Constructions, Markings, And Structures
Product dimensions:64 pages, 11 X 10.5 X 0.26 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 11 X 10.5 X 0.26 in
Published:April 1, 2008
Publisher:Breckling Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781933308197

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