Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl Te
Past Exhibition

August 15, 2015 – March 16, 2016

Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection

Ahmanson Collection, Beverly Ayling-Smith, Anita Bruce, Pia Camil, Julia Caprara, Heather Cook, Catherine Dormer, Alice Fox, Channing Hansen, Jackie Hodgson, Amanda Hu, Robin Kang, Steven Ladd, William Ladd, Meg Lipke, Patricia Selman, Phillip Stearns, Kay Swancutt, and Andrea Zittel

Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection features 28 works of fiber art that demonstrate the continuity between the past and present, function, and form of the medium. These works reflect Roberta Green Ahmanson's ongoing journey of studying and collecting textiles and offer a glimpse of her diverse and rigorous art collection that includes 20th-century British art informed by biblical themes, Old Master paintings and sculpture, ceramic objects, folk art, international photography, and contemporary installation and painting.

Exhibition Slideshow

A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition, 2012
A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition, 2012

Andrea Zittel | A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition, 2012 | Wool, stitched label | 76 x 52.5 inches Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection

Prototype for Billboard: A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition (Rust and Gold Geometric), 2012
Prototype for Billboard: A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition (Rust and Gold Geometric), 2012

Andrea Zittel | Prototype for Billboard: A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition (Rust and Gold Geometric), 2012 | Enamel on plywood | 72.3125 x 145.25 inches Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection

Fragmento 4 I, 2014
Fragmento 4 I, 2014

Pia Camil | Fragmento 4 I, 2014 | Enameled low temperature ceramic | 32.875 x 12 x 8 inches Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection

A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition, 2012
A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition, 2012

Andrea Zittel | A-Z Cover Series 2: Subjective Composition, 2012 | Wool, stitched label | 76 x 52.5 inches Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection

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