TEXTILE ARTIST FRANCOISE GROSSEN AT BLUM & POE

                Françoise Grossen was born in Neuchatel, Switzerland in 1943. She studied architecture for a year at the Polytechnical University, Lausanne, Switzerland (1962–63) before becoming a textile major at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland (1963–1967). In 1963 Grossen spent six months as a French instructor in a professional [...]

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TEXTILES PUSHES BOUNDARIES

Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom -- Walter Benjamin Today the world of art and design is confronted with a debilitating lack of knowledge concerning textiles. Architects, artists and industrial designers as well as fashion designers no longer know the materials they work with each day of their careers. At a time [...]

A STITCH IN TIME: GHOST VARIATIONS INSTALLATION AT C.G. BOERNER GALLERY

The Cuban-born artists Alain Guerra (b. 1968) and Neraldo de la Paz (b. 1955) have been working collaboratively under the name Guerra de la Paz since 1996. Guerra de la Paz (GdlP) is a collaboration between Miami-based, Cuban-born artists Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. Over the past two decades, GdlP has transformed the [...]