Tapestry at the DAM

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in News

Don’t miss it!

Creative Crossroads: The Art of Tapestry
May 31, 2015 – March 6, 2016

North Building – Level 6 — Included in general admission

From around the world and across centuries, more than 20 tapestry-woven wall hangings, rugs, furniture covers, garments, and sculptural forms illustrate the creative possibilities of this technique. The selection includes historic European tapestries made by large ateliers, twentieth-century collaborations between artist and weaver, and works by solo artist-weavers who use tapestry as their creative medium.

While some designs are culturally specific, others borrow from, transform, or transcend tradition. Contemporary tapestries join historic weavings from Europe, Turkey, China, Peru, Mexico, and the American southwest in the main gallery, complemented by a selection of smaller tapestries in the Nancy Lake Benson Thread Studio.

Note: The exhibit includes works by artists of special interest to local fiber artists, including Irving Trujillo, Rebecca Bluestone, & James Koehler among others.

More information: http://denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/creative-crossroads-art-tapestry