Museum of Fine Arts, February 10 - March 25, 2012.
Seller ID: 8669bd
Large octavo, softbound (slick, full-color illustrated wrappers), slick cardstock pages,  pp. Fine (As New). ÒThread of Life, as the title of the exhibition suggests, focuses on textiles as art. Textile art, prior to the 1960s, was barely thinkable as a concept in the United States. Art critics and historians categorized textiles as craft. In the 1960s the concept of textiles as art received impetus from a few artists and curators. During the past fifty years the boundaries have continued shifting and the catgeory acquaired ever more praciticng adherents, often women. In the 1970s, t... View More...