Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt #2020

Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt Paul Arnett William Arnett Bernard Herman Maggi McCormick Gordon Diane Mott Dilys Blum Lauren Whitley Amei Wallach Gee s Bend The Architecture of the Quilt In Gee s Bend burst into international prominence through the success of Tinwood s Quilts of Gee s Bend exhibition and book which revealed an important and previously invisible art tradition fr

  • Title: Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt
  • Author: Paul Arnett William Arnett Bernard Herman Maggi McCormick Gordon Diane Mott Dilys Blum Lauren Whitley Amei Wallach
  • ISBN: 9780971910454
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt Paul Arnett William Arnett Bernard Herman Maggi McCormick Gordon Diane Mott Dilys Blum Lauren Whitley Amei Wallach In 2002, Gee s Bend burst into international prominence through the success of Tinwood s Quilts of Gee s Bend exhibition and book, which revealed an important and previously invisible art tradition from the African American South Critics and popular audiences alike marveled at these quilts that combined the best of contemporary design with a deeply rooted ethnic heritageIn 2002, Gee s Bend burst into international prominence through the success of Tinwood s Quilts of Gee s Bend exhibition and book, which revealed an important and previously invisible art tradition from the African American South Critics and popular audiences alike marveled at these quilts that combined the best of contemporary design with a deeply rooted ethnic heritage and compelling human stories about the women Gee s Bend The Architecture of the Quilt is a major book and museum exhibition that will premiere at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston MFAH , in June 2006 before traveling to seven American museums through 2008 The book s 330 color illustrations and insightful text bring home the exciting experience to readers while displaying all the cultural heritage and craftsmanship that have gone into these remarkable quilts.
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    1. William Arnett, an art collector historian, from Georgia, USA, had the idea that African Americans were probably excelling in the visual arts as they had done with music, and to find out if this idea was true or not he explored the South looking for exceptional African American art His art quest took him to Gee s Bend, literally a back water community, in Alabama In this isolated community, the women have been making extraordinary creative abstract quilts for generations This art form alone was [...]

    2. Proof that the hand made, wonky line, piecemeal quilts still hold a place in our hearts and our history Many images of vintage all hand made quilts and the stories behind them.

    3. Inspirational on so many levels The quilts, the women who made them, their storiesI found myself patting the picture of one of the quilters who is long gone from this world, and saying, I understand She thought about quilts all the time The work that came from her imagination is beyond belief These gorgeous original quilts make all others pale by comparison I ve spent hours reading and studying this amazing book Only the very end of the book reveals the full depth of the reason for their success [...]

    4. excellent saw their exhibit at the IMA in 2009.spiringt the Gee s Bend ladiesghtfully genuine and genuinely delightful

    5. What an education this book is into the art form of quilting by the quilters of Gee s Bend I really appreciate the vision of the quilters their story, insight, and design is fascinating.

    6. I am reading this book for inspiration I have been felting wool and aim to make a felted quilt in the same vein as Gee s Bends fabric quilts, which I find visually stunning and spiritually amazing.

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