he Allure of Matter: Material Art from China brings together works from the past four decades in which conscious material choice has become a symbol of the artists’ expression. On view through January 5, 2020.
The Getty Research Institute will have an exhibition featuring work from the Bauhaus in their Galleries I and II in celebration for the 100th anniversary!
Craft in America Center is pleased to present an exhibition that explores the ongoing legacy of Anni Albers through the work of ten contemporary American artists and designers working with textiles who are strongly influenced by Albers.
Dress Rehearsal showcases numerous and unexpected ways a dress can be depicted and interpreted. Using out-of-the-ordinary mediums expressed through sculpture, installation, painting, photography, and collage, this exhibition celebrates both the imagination of the artists and the theatrical nature for which the show is named. Curated by Kate Stern. Be sure to see Artist and Textile Arts | LA member Gwen Samuels’ work.
Out of Darkness is an exhibit of bold, colorful art quilts and textiles that follow the theme of emerging from a period of darkness. The three artists of the Bent Needle Collective – Carol Nilsen, Deborah Weir, and Susan Willen – have created a collection of pieces that play with their own personal journeys and talents, but that all flow into one universal story of recovery, optimism, and hope for the future.
Showcasing small format works on the theme of Materiality & Method.
Pattern : Code reactivates the innate connections between weaving and computing, and examines the interrelationships between technology, craft, and women’s labor. It features weavings and computer-generated videos that draw on code, algorithms, and self-generated labor data.
RAW features nine contemporary artists who work with a range of commodities as artistic material to explore the historical and contemporary effects of global capitalism. Works in the exhibition will include sculptural pieces and installations created from cotton, sugar, copper, salt, porcelain, water, and other materials.
Save the Date! This annual fundraising sale features handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind textiles (and more!) from Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Pacific.
Not to be missed! MOCA/The Museum of Contemporary Art, is exhibiting
With Pleasure: PATTERN and DECORATION in American Art 1972 - 1985
Create a blended warp where color and texture are supporting players to pattern. Learn weave notation, explore a variety of woven structures, and weave your favorites in a scarf, table runner or wall hanging.
Members Only Private tour of the collections, including a behind-the-scenes of the textile archives!
Please join us at the opening reception of our first juried exhibition! Textile Arts LA Members will be showcasing small format works on the theme of Materiality & Method.
Donations requested! The Textile Council is accepting donations for their annual fundraising sale. Deadline to contribute is September 1!
The allure of these garments stems from the technical virtuosity with which they were woven and the aesthetic beauty of their drape and stylized designs.