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Textile sculpture

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The artist Angelika Arendt devotes herself to an oeuvre that fascinated the old masters and shows the timelessness of ink as a stylistic device.

The artist Angelika Arendt devotes herself to an oeuvre that fascinated the old masters and shows the timelessness of ink as a stylistic device. Her delicate drawings lead us across the image; we sink into it, losing ourselves in it until we find our way out of the labyrinth of lines again. A diversity of structures and levels are expressed on paper. Arendt’s sculptures are three-dimensional representations of her previous drawings, as the lines, forms and colours grow out into the space…

Sonia Gomes’s Sewn and Twisted Traces of History: Sonia Gomes, “Lona” (2010), stitching, moorings, different fabrics and laces, 180 x 140 cm. Private Collection (courtesy of Mendes Wood DM São Paulo, Brussels, New York. Copyright of the Artist; photo by Thomas Bruns).

The artist’s act of pulling materials apart and stitching them into a new form creates a tangible bridge between the past and the present.

The ‘thread of life’: Anatomized textile sculptures

I never dug dissecting critters in biology class at school. I understood its relevance but always thought there must be some better way of discovering how a frog, or a rat, or a mouse worked—hadn’t millions of these little fuckers been sliced and diced by more knowledgeable people before me? I wasn’t being wimpy, I just knew too many weirdos who, inspired by their gory handwork in class, bragged about clipping the fins off fish from the local pond for the jollies. Artist Sabine Feliciano may…

Landing somewhere between sculpture, textiles and artisan stuffed-animal-making, Mister Finch is an anomaly in the field of makers--huge, beautiful em...

Landing somewhere between sculpture, textiles and artisan stuffed-animal-making, Mister Finch is an anomaly in the field of makers--huge, beautiful em...

Artist Makes Sad Dogs With Old Clothes And The Result Is Incredible

Helen Thompson, also known as Holy Smoke, is a UK-based artist who creates stunning dog sculptures out of unexpected materials. These unique canines are completely handcrafted and made using wire, natural linen, and vintage textiles by layering them all to make threadbare textures with hanging threads.