Sheila Hicks

Weaving as Metaphor (Bard Graduate Centre for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design & Culture) by Nina Stritzler-Levine

Publisher: Yale University Press

Written in English
Cover of: Sheila Hicks | Nina Stritzler-Levine
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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9317051M
ISBN 100300116853
ISBN 109780300116854

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This intriguing book examines the small woven and wrought works artist Sheila Hicks has produced for the past fifty years. With their distinctive colors, thoughtful compositions, and narrative, these miniature creations reveal the emergence and continuity of the artist’s approach to her work.

Sheila Hicks (born ) is a pioneering artist noted for objects and public commissions whose structures are built of color and fiber. This volume accompanies the first major retrospective of Hicks’s work; it documents the remarkable versatility and dramatically divergent scale of her textiles as well as her distinctive use, and surprising range, of by: 2.

This intriguing book examines the small woven and wrought works artist Sheila Hicks has produced for the past fifty years. With their distinctive colors, thoughtful compositions, and narrative, these miniature creations reveal the emergence and continuity of the artist's approach to her work.

Internationally recognized for her mastery of a textile vocabulary of extremely different scales. American, born Born during the Great Depression in Hastings, Nebraska, Sheila Hicks spent much of her early life on the road, with her father seeking work where he found it.

This “fantastic migratory existence,” 1 as she has described it, has come to define her six-decade career as an artist. Extensive experiences traveling, living, and working around the world continue to advance.

Published as a sequel to Sheila Hicks: Apprentissages (), this new book by the artist (born ) gathers recent monumental and architectural-based projects. It emphasizes Hicks' relationship to the sites in which she intervenes and her way of playing with scale and site-specificity.

Sheila Hicks is a contemporary American artist known for her innovative use of weaving and sculptural installations. View Sheila Hicks’s 80 artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.

See available design, sculpture, and paintings for sale and learn about the ality: American. Pioneering fiber artist Sheila Hicks blurs the boundary between painting and sculpture with Sheila Hicks book vibrant woven and textile works, which she creates in many shapes and sizes, from wall mountings that mimic the format of painting to suspended pieces that hang from ceiling to floor like textured columns.

WORKS - Sheila Hicks. Sheila Hicks: 50 years, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, USA, 5 November - 27 February Sheila Hicks - Hors Normes, Sculptures Textiles, Passage de Retz, Paris, France, 6 July - 12 September: Sheila Hicks Minimes Small Woven Sculptures, Davis & Langdale Company, Inc., New York, USA, 1 October - 8 November.

Sheila Hicks organizes an exhibition of tapestries and textile sculptures at the Stedelijk Museum, Courtesy of the National Archives of the Netherlands. After finishing her BFA at Yale and before starting the MFA program there, Hicks went to South America on a Fulbright scholarship.

After investigating ancient Andean weaving techniques in. Sheila Hicks (born ) is a pioneering artist noted for objects and public commissions whose structures are built of color and fiber.

This volume accompanies the first major retrospective of Hicks’s work; it documents the remarkable versatility and dramatically divergent scale of her textiles as well as her distinctive use, and surprising range, of materials/5. Sheila Hicks (b. Hastings, Nebraska ) graduated with a BFA and MFA from Yale University.

She was one of just three women to receive a bachelor of fine arts degree from the School of Art in In May the artist received an honorary degree from Yale University.

She lives and works in. This intriguing book examines the small woven and wrought works artist Sheila Hicks has produced for the past fifty years. With their distinctive colors, thoughtful compositions, and narrative, these miniature creations reveal the emergence and continuity of the artist’s approach to her work/5.

“At eighty-three years old, Sheila Hicks, born in the summer ofin Hastings, Nebraska, is the artist that everyone is fighting over,” the French newspaper Le Figaro wrote recently.

“Hicks’s insistence on not giving credence to terminology may derive from her desire for multiple readings of her art.” (p) “Pure expression and the utilitarian often join in the most surprising moment.” (Hicks quoted p.

) “she actually solves problems by integrating art, design, and craft and placing all three disciplines at. Sheila Hicks This intriguing book examines the small woven and wrought works produced by artist Sheila Hicks over the last fifty years.

With their distinctive colors, thoughtful compositions, and narratives, these miniature creations reveal the emergence and continuity of. BIO - Sheila Hicks. It chronicles a significant part of Sheila Hicks's distinguished career, which began with the creation of semaphores for a whole new direction in weaving."--Sigrid Wortmann Weltge, American Craft "With every fiber, Sheila Hicks is a book you must touch and hold, and one that will touch and hold you as s: There are 6 phone book listings for people that are named Sheila Hicks in Florida.

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Published by Centre Pompidou, Edited by Michel Gauthier. Text by Michel Gauthier, Monique Lévi-Strauss, Cécile Godefroy, Mathilde Marchand. With works ranging from tapestry to sculptures, from architectural decoration to installations, Sheila Hicks is a. Author: Sheila Hicks; Irma Boom; Arthur C Danto; Joan Simon; Nina Stritzler-Levine; All authors: Publisher: New Haven, Conn.

; London: Published for the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, New York by Yale University Press,   This autumn, ‘Free Threads: Sheila Hicks, –’ opens at the Museo Amparo in Puebla, Mexico (3 November–28 February ), and next spring the Centre Pompidou hosts another retrospective, ‘Lignes de Vie / Life Lines’ (4 February–30 April ).

It is as if the world, having woken up to the expressive potential of her chosen. The ultimate textile hero, Sheila Hicks is a beloved maverick of American art. She has been working at the intersection of art, craft and architecture for more than 50 years.

With works ranging from tapestry to sculptures, from architectural decoration to installations, Sheila Hicks is a truly legendary figure of textile and installation art. Sheila Hicks, born inis an American textile artist. She currently lives and works in Paris. Sheila Hicks (born ) is a pioneering artist noted for objects and public commissions whose structures are built of color and fiber.

This volume accompanies the first major retrospective of Hicks’s work; it documents the remarkable versatility and dramatically divergent scale of her textiles as well as her distinctive use, and surprising range, of materials/5(17). This intriguing book examines the small woven and wrought works artist Sheila Hicks has produced for the past fifty years.

With their distinctive colors, thoughtful compositions, and narrative, these miniature creations reveal the emergence and continuity of the artist’s approach to her work. Internationally recognized for her mastery of a textile vocabulary of extremely different scales. There are 64 phone book listings for people that are named Sheila Hicks.

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Sheila Hicks (born in Hastings, Nebraska, ) is an American artist. She lives and works in Paris, France. Prior to that, she lived and worked in Guerrero, Mexico (–63).

Sheila Hicks received BFA ('57) and MFA ('59) degrees in painting from the Yale School of place: Hastings, Nebraska, United States. The book was designed by internationally renowned Amsterdam-based designer Irma Boom, who won the Gold Medal at the Leipzig Book Fair for “The Most Beautiful Book in the World” for designing Sheila Hicks: Weaving as Metaphor, published by Yale University Press.Sheila Hicks: 50 Years is the first major retrospective to honor this extraordinary American artist.

Sheila Hicks has built an international reputation with her two- and three-dimensional works in fiber. Her remarkably far-reaching artistic focus has encompassed painting, sculpture, photography, weaving, fabric design, writing, publishing, teaching, and collaborating with architects.

Her early.