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Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art

Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art


Janelle Porter – editor

ISBN 9781838663575

Vitamin T is a global survey of more than 100 artists, chosen by art-world professionals for their work with threads, stitching, and textiles.

Short texts about each artist accompanies illustrations of their work, plus an introductory essay on the wider context of the medium, authored by an expert American curator of textile art, Jenelle Porter.

Celebrating tapestry, embroidery, stitching, textiles, knitting, and knotting as used by visual artists worldwide.

As boundaries between art and craft have blurred, artists have increasingly embraced these materials and methods, with the resulting works being exhibited in museums worldwide. Vitamin T is a vibrant and timely survey.

Softcover edition.