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Frida Kahlo Calling

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 , 1 Comment

The annual Frida Kahlo Art Exhibit is taking place at the Picture This Gallery in Long Beach, California, until October 31. On that day, from 10 to 4, there will be a Dia de los Muertos-style closing reception, where visitors can meet the various artists, including Christine Alvarado of Du Buh Du Designs, whose two [...]

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Selvedge ORIGIN Award

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 , 1 Comment

Sarah Tyssen was selected to receive the Selvedge award at Origin for her fine, traditional weaving. Designed on a 16 shaft dobby loom, and produced in limited batches on power looms in Yorkshire – her fabrics have a subtle colour palette and work equally well for both upholstery and apparel. But don’t worry if you [...]

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Tunnel Vision.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 , No Comments

The Kingsway Tram Subway in London has been closed to the public since its last departure in 1952. But now, for one month only – two identical giant metal machines, each holding 162 spools of coloured cord will create a thick twist of rainbow rope as the machines gradually move apart along the freshly laid [...]

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