Monday, October 15, 2007

old techniques, new context

I recently came across the fascinating wold of Ruth Singer an English textile artist. Ruth originally trained in museum studies hoping to become a costume curator and her love of historical costume comes through in her contemporary pieces.
I love the way these works take historical costume conventions such as pleating, applique and quilting and apply them in a contemporary context creating clean, uncluttered compositions.

Ruth has a fascinating blog where you can see photos of her work in construction.

1 comment:

Ruth Singer said...

thanks for the lovely comments!