The Art of Modern Tapestry: Dovecot Studios Since 1912

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The Art of Modern Tapestry: Dovecot Studios Since 1912 by Elizabeth Cumming (hardback)

Discover 100 years of Dovecot Studios, the internationally renowned tapestry studio, from its beginnings in Edinburgh in 1912 right up to the modern day. This ground-breaking publication uniquely explores the artistic value, nature and identity of modern tapestry through images, essays and the commentaries of weavers, artists and patrons.

Exploring Dovecot's history along with its contemporary work, this publication traces key tapestries and works including collaborations with artists such as Graham Sutherland, David Hockney, Robert Motherwell, Louise Nevelson and Barbara Rae. The Art of Modern Tapestry is the definitive account of one of the world's most innovative centres of textile-art production.

Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
Pub date: 2012-06-28
ISBN: 9781848221055
Language: English
Number of Pages:192
Dimensions:220mm x 23mm x 260mm

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