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Twenty-one papers on the role of textiles in ancient religion in Greece, Italy, The Levant and the Near East. Examines the topics of textile production in sanctuaries, the use of textiles as votive offerings and ritual dress using epigraphy, literary sources, iconography and the archaeological material itself.
By Julia Skelly
This pioneering book explores the notion of 'radical decadence' as concept, aesthetic and lived experience, and as an analytical framework for the study of contemporary feminist textile art. Gendered discourses of decadence that perpetuate anxieties about women's power, consumption and pleasure are deconstructed through images of drug use, female sexuality...
Small-Great Objects presents a remarkable look into the art-collecting practices of two of modern art's most widely influential figures, Anni 1899-1994 and Josef 1888-1976 Albers. Their impressive collection of over 1,400 objects from Latin America, namely Mexico and Peru, represents a conscious endeavor that goes well beyond that of a...
Philippe Fatin is a traveller, photographer and collector who has established a world-class collection of tribal textiles from southern China.
"Published to accompany the exhibition Opus anglicanum: masterpieces of English medieval embroidery, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1 October 2016-5 February 2017"--Colophon.