Juxtapoz // Friday, November 21, 2014
This morning we take a look at Grayson Perry's series of tapestries entitled "The Vanity of Small Differences." The series is beginning a tour in Sunderland, England. Perry is the winner of the 2003 Turner Prize and uses ceramics and other art forms to comment on societal injustices and hypocrisies through a "variety of historical and contemporary themes."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 25, 2014
American artist Joanne Arnett painstakingly reproduces mug shots as woven textiles, naming each piece after the accused's sentence. For example, "Two Years and a Fine of $2,000" or "30 Hours Community Service."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
This 30 foot long tapestry by London-based artist Aled Lewis tells the story of Star Wars beginning with Episode one all the way through Episode 6. The tapestry features quotes from the films written in Aurebesh and all the main characters. The hand-stiched tapestry, The Coruscant Tapestry, is currently on display at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
We are enjoying the (we are just going to assume they are psychadelic-inspired) illustrations and tapestry collages of New Mexico-based artist Mike Pare. His illustrations often feature blissed-out figures, concert goers and psychadelic patterns.