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lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direction within the creation of the form — like brushstrokes, producing a much more “painterly” (“threaderly”?) surface.

lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direction within the creation of the form — like brushstrokes, producing a much more “painterly” (“threaderly”?) surface.

Elena del Rivero, Letter to the Mother, 2000, mixed media on paper, 10 3/8 x 8 ¼ inches (26.4 x 21 cm). © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VEGAP, Madrid / Photo: Laura Mitchell

This is a paper cut of Brisbane my home city and I really love the art of paper cutting. I think that this is a really beautiful way of seeing either your favourite city or your own home city.

art-documents: kiameku: Ignacio Uriarte Envelope 2003 torn up envelope 27.6 x 25.4 cmIgnacio Uriarte