Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Love Lace

 
 


Gowns and bonnets : cotton and silk embroidery and smocking on Japanese gampi tissue



 Sculpture: thin steel and copper wire crochet


 


Assemblage: natural found materials (twigs, seedpods, bones) and found plastic 

 

 Boots by Waltraud Janzen 

 

Crochet using brass wire


 


 Abandoned truck, hand cut with a plasma cutter using a personally adapted tool with a fine cutting head


Acrylic, Bamboo, Cardboard, Digital, Enamel, Fabric, Gemstones, Hair, Kid Leather, Linen, Metals, Nylon, Optical Fibres, Paper, Raffia, Silk, Tapa, Viscose, Wire &Wood

 

130 lace works by 134 artists from 34 countries 

 

A spectacular exhibition of the winning entries and finalists in the Powerhouse Museum International Lace Award.


30 July 2011-April 2012

Lace is Ace- Make Lace Not War!



Photos: Patrick Yound & Sotha Bourn © Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
 


6 comments:

  1. Oh gosh, the gowns and bonnets are just exquisite!

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  2. Thanks for lovely and interesting links!

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  3. gorgeous. must send you a photo of Olive's christening gown someday.

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  4. That lace is too beautiful. It made my day!

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