Judith Scott | Wrapped Sculpture | DeNada

Found plastic objects including clear tubes and trash can lids are wrapped with colorful yarn and twine in a bulging figure. This work is by Judith Scott.

The late Judith Scott was an American artist who wrapped multicolored fibers around found objects to create intricate wrapped sculptures, likened to cocoons that envelope and hide the material beneath. Her work obscures the object central to the composition into something magnificent and poignant as the wrapping changes the context of the original entity into something […]

Alexandra Kehayoglou | Woven Nature | DeNada

This fiber art piece consists of a carpet on a wall and the floor. The carpet on the floor features a small pasture using tufts of green and brown wool. The wall features green and brown wool showing trees and leaves. A single wooden rope swing is positions in the middle of this piece.

Alexandra Kehayoglou weaves serene carpet landscapes using artisanal techniques and sustainably sourced materials. Her pastizales, grassland rugs, are woven to be interacted with and to serve as both a monument to nature’s supreme beauty and a reminder of our ecosystem’s proximity to extinction. Born and raised in Olivos, Argentina, a suburb of Beunos Aires, to a family of highly-skilled carpet […]

Inge Jacobsen | Intervention Embroidery | DeNada

Colorful thread is embroidered across a brunette model's body in a black and white image. She wears a black dress and a jacket over the shoulders. This work is by Inge Jacobsen.

Inge Jacobsen creates photorealistic and slightly surreal works through intricately cross-stitching and embroidering images onto magazines, newspapers, and advertisements. Inge describes her work as an intervention as she uses, “thread as a way of physically intervening and appropriating meaning…” subverting the source image and its original intent. Born in Ireland, Inge’s grandmother taught her the intricate […]

Mana Morimoto | Photograph Embroidery | DeNada

Photograph embroidery featuring a black and white photograph of Mount Rushmore, overlain with colorful fiber art thread embroidery by Tokyo-based artist Mana Morimoto.

Mana Morimoto creates out-of-this-world works of fiber art by embroidering colorful thread onto black and white photographs. Morimoto’s photograph embroidery exists in the “in between,” as her use of colorful fibers transforms vintage and often serious images into vibrant works of art, fresh and anew. The elusive young artist was born and raised in Japan, […]

Nike Schroeder | Embroidered Portraits

Embroidered portrait illustration of four women standing arm in arm wearing colorful headscarves featuring rayon threads hanging off the canvas by German artist Nike Schroeder

Nike Schroeder’s artistic style knows not the limits of genre or medium. The artist creates dynamic embroidered portraits and abstract textile art using colorful rayon threads. Schroeder transforms a simple medium to maker her works of art come alive. Schroeder received her BFA in Art Therapy and Fine Arts from the University of Applied Sciences […]

Keysook Geum | Wire Garment Art

Intricate wire garment sculpture art made of iron wire and faceted colorful beads by Korean textile artist Keysook Guem.

Keysook Geum’s wire garment art exists on the fine line between fragility and strength. Her beautifully intricate wire sculptures challenge onlookers to reflect upon conflicting themes. Keysook Geum received her PhD in Textiles from Ewha Womans University in Seoul in 1988. Since receiving her doctorate, Geum has exhibited widely throughout Seoul. The artist has also shown her work […]

Anthony McCall | Solid Light Installations

People standing beneath beams of light at artist Anthony McCall's solid light film installation entitles "Breath, The Vertical Works.

Anthony McCall challenges the boundaries of art and cinema with the use of an unusual medium: light. By embracing the quiet power of the basic elements of film, the artist transforms projected light into majestically captivating works of art.  Anthony McCall was born in 1946 in St Paul’s Cray, England. He received a degree in graphic […]

Mello and Landini | Fractal Installation Art

Woven art installation created from unraveling black rope and pinning it to the walls of a museum gallery. By Mello and Landini.

Mello and Landini bring fractal sculptures to life by carefully intertwining, weaving, and unraveling hemp, yarn, and rope into sculptures with seemingly never ending twists and turns. Guests of the artistic duo’s breathtaking installations are graced with the presence of sculptures that appear very much alive. Janaina Mello was born in São Gotardo, Brazil in 1974. She […]

Chris Dorosz | Paint Drop Sculptures

Woman in yellow dress. Paint drop art by Chris Dorosz.

Chris Dorosz explores the boundaries of paint as he creates fleeting and fragmentary paint drop sculptures depicting a fascinating array of scenes of human interaction. Dorosz creates captivatingly voyeuristic works of art as he presents his audiences with works of art that evoke emotional imagination. Chris Dorosz creates paint drop sculptures by dripping paint onto […]

Filippo Minelli | Physical Silence Photography

Photograph of pink smoke bomb in ocean water by Filippo Minelli

Filippo Minelli takes journeys into wild landscapes, empty churches, and abandoned parking lots where he sets off smoke bombs that release vibrant bursts of color into the omnipresent silence. In a physical silence photography series entitled “Silence/Shapes,” Minelli captures breathtakingly fleeting moments of conflict and beauty.  Filippo Minelli was born in Brescia, Italy in 1983. […]