Threads: Contemporary Embroidery Art (Paperback)
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Threads: Contemporary Embroidery Art (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 10/10/2019
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Showcasing over 80 international artists who incorporate embroidery into their practice, this book provides a survey of embroidery in contemporary art, illustrating the huge range of ways in which the craft has been embraced as a form of creative expression. Some artists evoke a kind of nostalgia, rediscovering skills that have fallen from fashion or promoting the value of ancient handicrafts in an industrialized world of mass-production. Others push boundaries by using embroidery on photographs, poetic installations, embroidered reproductions of everyday objects, or by using it to tackle political, personal or transgressive themes. Threads is a captivating exploration of their creative journeys, their influences, the technical challenges they face and the message they wish to convey

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500295458
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 1520 g
Dimensions: 280 x 220 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Gorgeous' - Signal Film & Media
'Packed with inspiration galore' - Embroidery Magazine

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