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Tapestry as Modern Art - Archie Brennan & Brenda Osborn

Tapestry as Modern Art - Archie Brennan & Brenda Osborn

Code: BOK00009     Discounted price per Copy: £55.99

Now taking Pre Bookings for Delivery in October 2021 - Please note the publishers have changed the date to December 19th 2021

Tapestry as Modern Art is a 2021 publication which will be available in the UK in December 2021.

It is a memoir as told to co-author Brenda Osborn who was a member of his famous Wednesday Group. In the book Brenda has enabled Archie, now deceased, to pass on his insights and his creative voice to a new generation of weavers and let his incomparable voice explain why a dedication to weaving is worthwhile.

In Archie's words  "I have been weaving tapestries for more than half a century. It is as much a part of my everyday as eating, sleeping or dreaming. It is an utterly ordinary activity for me."

According to the publisher  "Archie Brennan is one of the world's most influential tapestry weavers, renowned for bringing "pop" into the ancient art of tapestry, Archie Brennan (1931- –2019) had an exceptionally long career. Beginning in the mid-1940s and continuing into the first two decades of the 21st century, he pushed the boundaries of the medium, he developed a unique approach to weaving and tapestry design, and he influenced many people with his teaching style and outsized personality."

 

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