Saturday, October 28, 2006


"Elegance", Art on Canvas, £700

Canvas painted orange with large blue/purple square and a few stitches of plastic-looking twine. Stitches echoed by faint thin brush strokes.

Today, I went into a localish art gallery, the kind of place where you expect to pay several hundred pounds for a cheap painting, and an expensive painting costs thousands.

The notes I made are above: this was not the place to take photos.

Over at the Wittering Rainbow's blog, she's been cogitating on textile
art, art quilts and the Quilter's Guild and the craft of quilting.

What makes this canvas, with a few large stitches "art", and a piece created entirely from textiles not-art?

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