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Amish Abstractions: Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown

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At first glance, Amish quilts may appear curiously similar to works by the great abstract artists of the twentieth century. With their vibrant colors and bold geometric forms, the handcrafted designs seem reminiscent of paintings by Joseph Albers, Mark Rothko, and Frank Stella, among others. This visual coincidence invites a deeper appreciation of the quilts and the commun ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published November 15th 2009 by Pomegranate
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Marie Z. Johansen
Jan 23, 2010 Marie Z. Johansen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art, quilting
I have been enamored with Amish Quilts for more years than I care to admit to! My obsession with them began with an exhibit of Amish Quilts at the Whitney Museum in New York City in the 1970’s. I have always thought that Amish quilts represent the height of quilt artistry and I’ve collected books on Amish quilts for many years. I was, therefore, thoroughly delighted when I was asked to review this new book from Pomegranate Communications!

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Kayleen Lawrence
May 09, 2012 Kayleen Lawrence rated it it was amazing
The Amish really know where its at when it comes to making quilts. This book in particular concentrates on abstract quilt making. Nobody does it like they do.
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