Rockstar

Louise Weaver's Needlepoint Take on Taxidermy

By: Cowbag - Published: • References: smh.au & we-make-money-not-art
I adore the work of Australian Louise Weaver, and in particular, the all-red piece entitled ‘Taking a Chance on Love’. Her radical animal crochet sculptures even won her the Cicely and Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award of $30,000.

These pieces are perilously close to kitsch but manage to pull it off with a more high fashion feel. The colour and texture of her works are amazing due to her special technique: she buys and pulls apart Issey Miyake for her sculptures. Stats for Woven 3D Animals Trending: Older & Chilly
Traction: 7,013 clicks in 314 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Woven 3D Animals
Related: 68 examples / 52 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
Comparison Set: 25 similar articles, including: counterfeit crochet, lace furniture, and crafts for environmental awareness.