Mom always says, "never cut a knot, always untie it. If you can't figure out how to untie a knot, you'll never figure out how to solve your problems."

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Linda Wallace: go to see the exhibit from this link

I found this on face book today and went to check out this exhibit.  Just marvelous.  Really like this artist's work.  Sharing this with you incase you missed it.  I hope you like it.  I'll be back Monday with updates on LEFT...Happy day to all who drop by. 

Wow! Check out this amazing online exhibition from the American Tapestry Alliance, featuring Linda Wallace. http://americantapestryalliance.org/exhibitions/online-web-exhibitions/a-penelopean-space-the-artwork-of-linda-wallace/

In the Infertility Series there is a strong element of loss and absence, both literally and figuratively, the cycle of creation, destruction and the possibility of rebirth. Absence is usually regarded with negativity. Un-weaving a tapestry, or partially destroying it is regarded as counterproductiv...

Linda Wallace
“Repatriation,” 2011, 19" x 25" x 1/5" 
Hand woven tapestry wool, rayon, cotton, found domestic cloth, stitching cotton thread, purchased cotton and linen backin

Linda Wallace
"Repatriation" detail

  • Linda Wallace
    "Diminishment of Hope: NonGravid 22 July” detail

  • Linda Wallace
    “Diminishment of Hope: NonGravid 28 August,” 2010, 16" x 20" 
    Tapestry: linen warp, wool weft, family heirloom linen fabric, linen yarn, cotton thread stitching, stretched Belgian linen

  • Linda Wallace
    “Diminishment of Hope: NonGravid 28 August” detail


    1. Powerful. I really like her work, too.

    2. Reminds me of De Kooning's art in that he was into destruction and rebuilding. I have been thinking about this in relation to thread and what he did with in oil paintings.


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