User Heart Menu Basket Cross Plus < Minus <
Tapestry - 9781907317248

Product Details

  • Product code: BDLJR
  • ISBN: 9781907317248
  • Publisher: Black Dog Publishing London UK
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 28.3cm x 23.7cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Publish date: 18/01/2012

Tapestry (Hardback)

Tapestry - 9781907317248

Timothy Wilcox


  • Our price £25.99
  • RRP £29.95
  • Save £3.96
Notify me
Add to wish list
Tapestry: A Woven Narrative initially focuses on European tapestry and features significant historical images derived from extensive international tapestry collections. The book addresses the developing status of historical factory houses, the differing roles of tapestry artists and manufacturers, discusses how these roles have changed over time and looks in further detail at the socio-historical context of the featured works. The book also looks in detail at the current tapestry scene, beginning in earnest with the textile work of Henry Moore 20 years ago. Now, established artists across the globe, significantly in North America, Australia and New Zealand, have begun appropriating the medium to present their work and ideas in a previously unexplored fashion, creating a fascinating juxtaposition between the socio-cultural documentation of many historical works and the more abstract, modern and personal themes often dealt with in tapestries today. The book includes works from notable modern artists such as Annika Ekdahl, Chuck Close, Fred Tomaselli, Grayson Perry, Francesca Lowe, Jaime Gili, Henry Moore, KB Kitaj and Kara Walker. Tapestry: A Woven Narrative also discusses the practical aspects of tapestry production, taking in both historical methods and those employed by the few specialist tapestry houses flourishing in the world.

Share Tapestry on Pinterest

Product Details

  • Product code: BDLJR
  • ISBN: 9781907317248
  • Publisher: Black Dog Publishing London UK
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 28.3cm x 23.7cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Publish date: 18/01/2012

Reviews

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?

Rate & Review
  • Our price £25.99
  • RRP £29.95
  • Save £3.96
Notify me

We hope to have this item available again soon.


Add to Wishlist