In case your firm opinion happened to place openwork in within the realm of the overly feminine or anciently old realm of fabric embellishments, the Love Lace exhibition brings together artists from various backgrounds to prove that even tatting can be quite an extreme medium.
The Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia, is hosting the vent with diverse works made from a collection of untraditional materials. Titanium and brass wire crochet is used, and one artisan even dyed and knotted human hair. The latter includes a piece by Helen Pynor depicting human anatomy, but satellite headgear, sculptural boots and even the hood of a car have been executed with woven techniques. The work of Anne Mondro, Bethamy Linton, Waltraud Janzen, Ingrid Morley, Nava Lubelski and Kim Lieberman at in the Love Lace exhibition will exceed your expectations.
Love Lace Exhibition Explores the Crafty Medium More Broadly
1. Unconventional Textile Art - The Love Lace exhibition showcases unique works made from unusual materials and techniques, providing an opportunity for textile innovators to explore untraditional approaches to their craft.
2. Mixed Medium Sculpture - Through the use of titanium and brass wire crochet, and even human hair, artists at Love Lace are demonstrating a trend of mixed medium sculpture in creating unique and unconventional works.
3. Experimental Embellishment Techniques - Love Lace highlights artists who are pushing the boundaries of traditional embellishment methods, opening opportunities for innovation in the textile industry by exploring experimental and unconventional techniques.
1. Textile Manufacturing - The Love Lace exhibition provides an opportunity for textile manufacturers to explore new and unconventional materials that may provide better quality, durability or aesthetic appeal to their products.
2. Artistic Sculpture - The mixed medium sculptures on display at Love Lace are indicative of a trend towards combining unconventional materials with traditional artistic mediums and may open up new opportunities for challenging traditional notions of form and function in sculpture.
3. Fashion Design - Fashion designers can take inspiration from the experimental embellishment techniques used by artists at Love Lace to create unconventional, one-of-a-kind pieces for consumers looking for unique and original clothing options.