textiles

Film

'Machines' Shows Us We're Not Past Industrial Squalor

It's just that the Western world has pushed it somewhere else
Yohann Koshy
4.21.17
Art

Duchamp's Urinal Is a Lot Funnier in Felt

Jenne Giles spins a urinal, a bunny, and a bloodied tampon out of traditional textiles.
Anna Marks
2.5.17
Art

This Felt Artist Turns Fabric into Organic, Alien Creations

Marjolein Dallinga's curious creatures aren't coral or caterpillars, they're felt sculptures.
Anna Marks
1.11.17
Art

An Artist's Alter Ego Brings Otherworldly Textiles to Life

A Chilean creative producer is using an alter ego to call attention to the importance of handmade garments.
Andrew Salomone
1.9.17
Art

Lisa Simpson and Henri Matisse Buddy Up Across Organic Linen

Pop culture hits master art in these textile displays of iconography.
Cailey Rizzo
1.8.17
Art

These 8 Artists Bring Glitch Art into the Real World

From fashion to furniture, check out the makers taking inspiration from the glitch.
Sami Emory
11.24.16
Art

Finnish Fiber Artist Exhibits 70 Years of Monumental Textiles

A new retrospective at Design Museum Helsinki celebrates influential textile artist Kirsti Rantanen.
Andrew Salomone
11.16.16
Art

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
Art

Enter a Giant Medicine Capsule Made Entirely of Clothes

Reflect on the therapeutic effects of medicine inside Beijing-based artist Yin Xiuzhen’s latest installation
DJ Pangburn
9.30.16
Design

Weave Your Way Through Magnified Photos of Fabric | Conservation Lab

Microscopic views of textiles and threads help conservators string together clues about an object’s making.
Noémie Jennifer
9.20.16
Art

Sexts We'd Send If Our Tattoos Were Chinese Textiles

Artist Jessica Tang explores cultural identity through racy textiles.
Andrew Salomone
9.18.16
Art

Driving a Bikable Work Station from Barrio to Barrio, Amor Muñoz Creates Jobs In Mexico City

The 'MA4' project imbues communities with functional DIY electronic textiles.
Johnny Magdaleno
9.4.16
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