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Fiberarts - January/February 2010
January/February 2010

 
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Contents
Fiber-postcard valentine contest info
More examples of Lisa Klakulak’s work from start to finish.
More work from our Sampling artists.
How Lisa Telford Harvests Cedar Bark and Her Traditional Pre-Contact Clothing and Basketry.
Updated exhibition and competition listings.
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Inside the January/February 2010 Issue

Volume 36  Number 4
Yinka Shonibare MBE, The Age of Enlightenment

ABOVE: Yinka Shonibare MBE, The Age of Enlightenment—Gabrielle Emile Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise de Chatelet, 2008; life-size fiberglass mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton, mixed media; figure: 46½" x 25½" x 33½". Image courtesy of James Cohan Gallery, New York.

ON THE COVER: Garment from the Alabama Chanin Spring/Summer 2010 collection and made with cotton fabric, cotton thread; handsewn, appliquéd, reverse appliquéd, sizes variable. Courtesy of Alabama Chanin. Model: Camille Mervin-Leroy. Photo: Peter Stanglmayr.

Features

SECURITY MEASURES
by Joanne O’Sullivan
Lisa Klakulak’s handfelted and natural-dyed accessories explore felt’s age-old association with protection.

POST-COLONIAL PARTY TIME
by Dan Bischoff
Yinka Shonibare MBE’s compelling re-creations of gentility and decadence are elegantly tailored to be both humorous and haunting.

COMING HOME TO SUCCESS
by Sally Hansell
Natalie Chanin brings new life to a former textile town with her clothing company based on sustainable style.

FIBER ART AT THE VENICE BIENNALE
by Sandra Sider
A stupendous discovery at the 2009 Venice Biennale: Room after room was dominated by large-scale fiber installations from around the world.

IN(TENSION)AL ENCHANTMENT
by Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse
Lisa Telford’s contemporary cedar-bark clothing weaves together traditional materials and techniques with intentional tensions.

Departments

Creative Process
Making of a Security Bag | Knitwear Initiatives at RISD | Reverse Appliqué

Collecting
Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent Iris Apfel

Practical Matters
Caring For Vintage Treasures

Profiles
Shinique Smith: Bound Together

Sampling
Turning the Page: A Sampling of Wearable Art in Paper

Reviews
The Art of Ceremony | This is Now | The Perfect Fit | Rowland Ricketts

Travel & Traditions
Stitching Identities in Panama | Mardi Gras Grandeur

Curtains
Veronica Tibbitts: American Legacy

Fourth Street
Letters
Contributors
Commentary
News & Notes
Previews
Books
Exhibition Catalogs
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
Bazaar
Classifieds
Resources

Those Who Pray, Ahmad Askalany ABOVE: Ahmad Askalany, Those Who Pray (detail), 2009; iron, palm leaves; dimensions variable. Image courtesy of Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia. Photo: Sandra Sider.

fiber arts outfit
ABOVE: Twin sweater set, Krizia, 1980s, Milan, Italy; angora wool; knit. Skirt, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), China; silk damask, brocade, satin with silk and filé thread embroidery. Mandarin necklace, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), China; silk cord, cornelian, jade, metal. Cuff bracelet, about 1989, Europe; Amber resin, rhinestones. Boots, designed by Iris Barrel Apfel and made by Canfora, about 1980, Capri, Italy; leather. Bird Cages, 1950s, China; bamboo, porcelain, metal. Image courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. Photo: © Eric Boman.


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