Les sculptures textiles d’Hanne Friis.

Les sculptures textiles d’Hanne Friis.

Norwegian artist Hanne Friis creates beautiful handcrafted sculptures of many different unique textiles and fabrics. For more on Friis, read DeNada's blog.

Dana Barnes

Dana Barnes

I've also been thinking about making my own non toxic bed. Love this. Dana Barnes, a fashion designer, has made these gorgeous, hand braided large scale rugs. Would be good as a bed

Sonya Philips, Pods.These come from explorations with hand knit silk covered in beeswax. There is an alchemy in combining these two insect secretions. The luminous golden color comes from the the process of heating the wax and silk and the reaction of the seracin, the glue that holds the cocoon together, still present in the yarn.  Round or elongated, their shape echo those found in nature.

Sonya Philips, Pods.These come from explorations with hand knit silk covered in beeswax. There is an alchemy in combining these two insect secretions. The luminous golden color comes from the the process of heating the wax and silk and the reaction of the seracin, the glue that holds the cocoon together, still present in the yarn. Round or elongated, their shape echo those found in nature.

Lin Tianmiao, Artist Extrordinaire on Coolclimates fiber and handspun yarn: string wrapped objects #art #textiles #NYC

Lin Tianmiao, Artist Extrordinaire on Coolclimates fiber and handspun yarn: string wrapped objects #art #textiles #NYC

Francesco Albano’s human grotesque body sculptures drip, melt, hang, and often appear to be boneless

Francesco Albano’s human grotesque body sculptures drip, melt, hang, and often appear to be boneless

Eva Hesse, Untitled or Not Yet, 1966; sculpture; cotton, plastic, paper, lead, and string, 71 in. x 15 1/2 in. x 8 1/4 in. (180.34 cm x 39.37 cm x 20.96 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Phyllis Wattis; © The Estate of Eva Hesse.

Eva Hesse, Untitled or Not Yet, 1966; sculpture; cotton, plastic, paper, lead, and string, 71 in. x 15 1/2 in. x 8 1/4 in. (180.34 cm x 39.37 cm x 20.96 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Phyllis Wattis; © The Estate of Eva Hesse.

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