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<p>Jeffrey Gibson, The Anthropophagic Effect, Garment No. 4, 2019

Jeffrey Gibson, The Anthropophagic Effect, Garment No. 4, 2019, canvas, satin, cotton, brass grommets, nylon thread, artificial sinew, split reed, glass and plastic beads, nylon ribbon, Lehrman Fund and Millennium Fund, 2023.7.1

Exhibition Tour: Woven Histories

Focus: Exhibitions

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • East Building, Ground Level - Art Information Desk
  • Talks
  • Guided Tours
  • In-person

This tour of Woven Histories: Textiles and Modern Abstraction reveals the myriad ways textiles intersect with and influence modern artists and movements, exploring the overlap between abstract art, fashion, design, and craft. Learn about dynamic moments when social and political issues have activated textile production and artmaking—from oil painting to weaving, basketry, netting, knotting and knitting.