Magdalena Abakanowicz

This week, I went to an exhibition at Tate Modern of work by Polish textile artist Magdalena Abakanowicz. Actually, the artist herself, who lived from 1930- 2017, did not like to be categorised as a ‘textile artist’. She trained as a tapestry weaver and the exhibition included some of her early work which is highlyContinue reading “Magdalena Abakanowicz”

Textile Artworks at the Knitting and Stitching Show

From Thursday to Saturday this week, I was at Alexandra Palace at The Knitting and Stitching Show. For years, I went to the Show in Harrogate, when we lived in the North of England, but checked out Ally Pally last year (see the post here) and taught at the Show this year in London. TheContinue reading “Textile Artworks at the Knitting and Stitching Show”

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