Mister Finch: Textile Artist Who Lives In a Fairytale World

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 05, 2015
Scraps of thread, fabric and paper are stitched and pulled into fairytale creatures looking for new owners and worlds to inhabit. They hide in the woods, behind masks, some have died along the way and are buried under spoon lockets. Finch works alone and makes everything himself by hand in a studio full of books, glass jars and naughty cats. We've show you his work before, but the Leeds-based artist has been sewing more fantastical creatures since we last checked in...

Joanne Arnett's Woven Mugshots

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." 

Suspended shirt installations by Kaarina Kaikkonen

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Finnish environmental artist Kaarina Kaikkonen uses second-hand clothing to create installations in open spaces, often suspending them above roadways or in large warehouses. Photographed here, her most recent work Are We Still Going On? uses hundreds of children's shirts hung to resemble the interior hull of a ship.

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