Weaving textiles into every day

The weaving above was made by my creative friend Ruth Grant. She is a busy person who has a job, an important voluntary role as a governor in a primary school and is involved in a number of other activities outside her home. She also loves working with textiles, in particular with wool. She ownsContinue reading “Weaving textiles into every day”

Anni Albers, weaver

I recently saw an exhibition at Tate Modern, in London (organised by Tate Modern and Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf), of the work of Anni Albers (1899-1994). Anni was an innovative and influential weaver who was born in Germany and trained at the Bauhaus Art School. Many of Anni’s woven pieces ‘read’ like paintings. See, for example theContinue reading “Anni Albers, weaver”

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