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artscope magazine: May/June 2012
Welcome Statement: Brian Goslow, managing editor
cornered: A CONVERSATION WITH MARILYN KALISH
Painting Air: Spencer Finch
Alex Katz 2012
Stephen Tourlentes: Of Length and Measures
M(I)(A)CRO: A contemporary drawing exhibition
NEVER FOLLOW SUIT
Roger Kizik
Joey Mars
T-Minus: Worcester to the moon
Caribiana: Tropical sights and colors by Sandra Golbert
15th Annual Regional Juried Show
Art in Fiber
Martin Kline: Romantic nature
Lianghong Feng at Cynthia-Reeves
Christopher Volpe: On location: Plein-air painting of the seacoast
Greenhut Galleries
Kadie Salfi: Apex Predator: Body parts
C.X. Silver Gallery
David Remedios: Artist of Sound
Wanderlust: Providence
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Art in Fiber
Meredith Cutler


IFans of fiber art have reason to head to Boston’s North Shore this May. Celebrating their 90th anniversary this year, the Marblehead Arts Association presents “Art in Fiber” at their galleries in the restored King Hooper Mansion.



Curated by Sandra Golbert, Deborah Greel and Claudia Kaufman, the exhibit showcases the varied media recognized under the large umbrella of fiber art through an eclectic array of work by both regional and internationally recognized artists.



The ancient utilitarian form of the basket serves as muse for Brooklyn- based artist Charlotte Thorp, who transforms her vessels from steadfastly functional to purely sculptural using twined cords of waxed linen, Japanese paper and leather.



Brilliantly surfaced works in felt and silk by mathematician-cum-fiber-artist Larry Schulte are included, as are optically charged, geometric weavings by Newton, Mass.-based fiber artist Dora Hsuing.



Paper, with its mashed and intertwined fibrous DNA, holds court in book-based art by Carole P. Kunstadt. Her ongoing “Sacred Poem” series de- and re- constructs the 1844 and 1849 editions of the sacred text “Parish Psalmody.” Kunstadt fringes, stitches, knots and even gilds papers from the antique paper tomes to make beautiful art objects layered with meaning.




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