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Weaving as an art form a personal statement by Theo Moorman

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in West Chester, Pa .
Written in

Subjects:

Places:

  • England,
  • England.

Subjects:

  • Moorman, Theo -- Sources.,
  • Textile design -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Hand weaving -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Women textile designers -- Effect of technological innovations on -- England.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementTheo Moorman ; black and white photography by Nicholas Large ; color photography by John Walling.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK8998.M57 A4 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2743576M
ISBN 10088740068X
LC Control Number86061202

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  I often use it as an indicator when determining how good an author is at their craft, because weaving is a true art form and not easy to do. Weaving is exactly what it sounds like. Just like in basket or cloth making, you take one thread, wrap it around another, then let it go, only to bring it back later and wrap it again. “Weaving is a tactile medium. Beyond composition, there is a structural element that has dimension and engages more senses than just the eye. It is an art form that you can appreciate by looking, touching, and using. It’s multifaceted. “I’ve been weaving for about fifteen : Genista Jurgens. Weaving as an art form by Theo Moorman , hardcover "Outstanding among textile artists is Theo Moorman, a British weaver who has taught extensively in the United States. Illustrated with beautiful color and black and white examples of her work are her thoughts on the design and aesthetic expression embodied in a woven fabric. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Weaving as an art form by Theo Moorman, , Author: Theo Moorman.