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Title Art & textiles : fabric as material and concept in modern art from Klimt to the present / edited by Markus Brüderlin ; with contributions by Hartmut Böhme [and 11 others] ; translations, Amy J. Klement].

Publication Info. Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    746 ART    DUE 06-01-19
Description 391 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, plans ; 32 cm.
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Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, October 12, 2013-March 2, 2014; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, March 21-June 22, 2014.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction to the exhibition: the birth of abstraction from the spirit of the textile and the conquest of the fabric space / Markus Brüderlin -- Mythology and aesthetics of the textile / Hartmut Böhme -- Cloth and consciousness: our deep connotions: on the social and spiritual significance of the textile / Beverly Gordon -- ON the cultural anthropology of the textile / Ulrich Heinen in conversation with Bazon Brock -- Architecture in the age of disentangled authorship: textile impulses since the sixties / Emmanuel Petit -- Unfolding textile spaces: antiquity/modern period / Tristan Weddigen -- Catalogue : From Klimt to Matisse: painting wants to become textile, textile wants to become painting, circa 1900, Art Nouveau and the fertile interweaving of art and applied art ; The birth of abstraction from the spirit of the textile, 1914-33: Weaving and invention before and during the Bauhaus period ; The "un-winding": liberating the thread from the image into space, the fifties and today: art informer and the birth of fiber art ; Joseph Beuys and the fabric of the social, the sixties and seventies: felt, Fluxus, anti-form ; Soft bodies and inner textile worlds, the sixties, seventies, and today: soft art and Arte Povera ; Texture: the surface of space, the sixties and seventies: minimal art and postminimalism ; Global art and the universality of the textile: Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Orient, and the West: between cultures ; Spiderwomen: Bourgeois, Trockel, Hatoum, Amer ; Fabrics between material and spirit: the preserving, healing, and maltreated canvas ; ArchiTextile: clothed walls from the middle ages to today ; Networks: from mummy shroud to the world wide web -- Essays : Fabrics and painting: the interaction between fine and applied art around 1900: a European movement / Marie-Amélie zu Salm-Salm -- Spiderwomen: violability, vulnerability, and analogous stitching: the reevaluation of gender-specific clichés / Julia Wallner -- Textile turning points: on the role of material and concept in contemporary art / Uta Ruhkamp ; Caught in the tangle of the net: on a history of the network metaphor / Birgit Schneider -- Global art: how can intercultural dialogue be staged in an exhibition context? / Markus Brüderlin -- The thread running between textile art and painting: an exhibition curator's journey among cultures / Jean-Hubert Martin -- Glossary.
Subject Textile fabrics -- Art -- History -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Brüderlin, Markus, editor.
Böhme, Hartmut, editor.
Klement, Amy J, translator.
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, host institution.
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, host institution.
Added Title Art and textiles
ISBN 9783775736275 (English edition:
9783775736268 (German)
3775736263 (German)
3775736271 (

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