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Portraits of Sleeping People Come to Life in These Embroidered Pillows

It’s hard to tell where the portrait ends and the pillow begins in these plush sculptures by Maryam Ashkanian.
Andrew Salomone
2.14.17
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These Hand-Embroidered Scenes Tell Mysterious Stories

Embroidery artist Michelle Kingdom takes time to let her needlework tell stories.
Andrew Salomone
1.23.17
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Life and Death Are Equal Arts at a New Group Exhibition

Sculptors, illustrators, and painters alike reflect on our mortality in 'Flesh & Bone' at the beinArt gallery.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.11.17
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Incredible Insect Embroideries Take Needlepointing to New Levels

Humayrah Bint Altaf's luxe beetles and butterflies look poised to crawl away.
Kara Weisenstein
1.10.17
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[Exclusive Video] Witness a Year of Embroidery in One Minute

Hannah Claire Somerville says working on a project every day for a year has changed her art practice for the better.
Andrew Salomone
12.22.16
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Poetic Textiles Tell a History Woven by Women

Francesca Capone looks at textiles as a poetic language that tells a version of history from a female perspective.
Andrew Salomone
11.26.16
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A Self-Taught Embroidery Master Brings the Greenhouse to Needlepoint

Petite, botanical beauties breathe fresh, photosynthetic life into embroidery.
Diana Shi
11.12.16
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Vivid Textiles Voice Unspoken Thoughts About Global Terrors

The psychedelic embroidered works of Henry Hussey combine religious vestments, military regalia and the written word.
DJ Pangburn
11.5.16
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Let Creepy-Cuddly NSFW Embroideries Put You in a Halloween Mood

Fiber artist and New England native Alaina Varrone creates enigmatic embroideries to help her understand the world.
Andrew Salomone
10.31.16
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Next-Level Bathroom Humor Plops onto Frieze London | Insta of the Week

Julie Verhoeven's conceptual bathroom installation is the best thing we've seen from Frieze so far.
Beckett Mufson
10.7.16
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Superman Submits to Chinese Legends in an Unconventional Art Series

Jacky Tsai's woodblock-meets-comic book scenes are the ultimate crossover storylines.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
10.5.16
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21 Female Artists Reflect on the Origins of Self-Portraiture

Using photography, collage, tapestry, and video, Erin M. Riley, Leah Schrager, Alexa Meade, and more reveal the meanings of self-representation today.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
10.4.16
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