Textiles

Anne Pasternak discusses the Frieze LIFEWTR Fund 2019

04 May 2019

The Frieze LIFEWTR Fund acquires Diedrick Brackens for the Brooklyn Museum

The collection includes robes made from salmon skin and a deerskin jacket worn by a 19th century fireman

By Frieze News Desk

An exhibition at MoMu, Antwerp, spotlights the largely female ‘Textielgroep’ from the 1970s hanging their work alongside contemporary practitioners

By Hettie Judah
Jordan Nassar embroidering in his studio, New York City, 2018

Frieze Fairs - 20 Apr 2018

Jordan Nassar describes how his presentation in Frame at Frieze New York 2018 unites craft and national consciousness

The quietly violent works of Alexandra Bircken

By Amy Sherlock

The impact of pre-Columbian techniques and designs on 20th-century artists

By Jonathan Griffin
Hu Yun, Lift with Care, 2013, photograph, 44 x 60 cm. Courtesy Aike-Dellarco

Various venues, Shanghai, China

By Matthew McLean
Birdsssss, 2013,  hand-tufted wool, 5 × 3.9 m. Courtesy: the artist and Smiths Row, Bury St Edmunds; photograph: Doug Atfield

Theatrical textiles and characters in clay

By Isobel Harbison
Untitled, 2013, IKEA hooks, two laundry bags, shirt, tank top, fake Crocs, dimensions variable. All images courtesy: the artist, Kristiansand Kunsthall, and STANDARD (OSLO); photographs: Audar Kantun

Tactile textiles

By Amy Sherlock

Artist Matthieu Laurette, critic Vivian Sky Rehberg and the prolific curator, collector and dealer Seth Siegelaub, who died in 2013 aged 71, discuss the legacy of Conceptual art

By Vivian Sky Rehberg