Archive for the ‘Graphics’ Category

SUB-SAHARAN.

October 8, 2009

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Books published in 1960-1975 on Sub-Saharan African Art.
via Vrije Universiteit Brussel

ALEXANDER GIRARD is not new.

October 5, 2009

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I found a perfect quote for NisN while reading about Girard today.

Nothing is new, but personal interpretation can often be so.
– Alexander Girard, 1956

via SFMOMA


CONSTANCE WEST ALBUM.

August 26, 2009

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via George Eastman HouseConstance Sackville West album 1867.
Though there is debate that it could be Constance’s sisters Amy’s album. It’s beautiful either way.

MACEDONIAN APRONS.

August 25, 2009

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via the lovely Karen BarbĂ©’s blog
Currently showing Ties with Tradition:Macedonian Apron Designs
at Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.


TRADING POST.

August 16, 2009

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via Northern Arizona University – Cline Library

PACIFIC PLANTS.

August 15, 2009

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Woven plant fibers c.1920-30s. Made in Cook Islands.
via Museum of New Zealand

STOLZL WALLS.

July 1, 2009

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The wall hangings of Bauhaus textile artist Gunta Stolzl.
A new book on Gunta Stolz from MoMA has just hit the shelves.
Thanks for the tip Carolyn!

UNDONE NEEDLEWORK.

May 27, 2009

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via Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

T. HSIEH.

May 5, 2009

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I went to MoMA on Monday and learned about Tehching Hsieh.

LEWIS SMITH.

April 27, 2009

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Lewis Smith via Fine Little Day