Text On Textile by Isabella DucrotText On Textile by Isabella Ducrot

Text On Textile

byIsabella Ducrot

Paperback | October 15, 2012

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Isabella Ducrot is a Roman textile artist and painter, who in this cahier presents reflections on the nature of textile and weaving which arise both from her major textile collection and from her close reading of mythology and art history. Her meditations are illustrated by her own art and are introduced by a specially-written poem by the celebrated Italian poet Patrizia Cavalli.
Isabella Ducrot is a Neapolitan artist who lives and works in Rome, frequently using woven cloth as the basic material or ground of her paintings.
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Title:Text On TextileFormat:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.5 × 5.9 × 0.25 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Sylph EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0955296366

ISBN - 13:9780955296369

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Table of Contents

Preface
      Dan Gunn

Tessere è umano (To weave is human)
      Patrizia Cavalli
Text on Textile
    1. In the beginning
    2. What this legend intimates
    3. Homer informs us
    4. To restore her woven cloth
    5. Disentangling a piece of woven cloth
    6. The fame of Arachne
    7. Industrious women
    8. Plain-weave cloth is naked
    9. The Greek word mitos
    10. It has been suggested that felt
    11. If the colour of the warp
    12. While chequered garments are rare
    13. At the end of the eighteenth century
    14. A contemporary of Santa Margherita
    15. An opaque silk scarf

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