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”

Textile artist Luke Haynes at the FOQ

The Festival of Quilts at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham is a key event for quilters in the UK. I usually spend three days at the Festival and make sure to purchase tickets for lectures at the show – it is a unique privilege to hear textile artists speak about their own work. ThisContinue reading “Textile artist Luke Haynes at the FOQ”

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