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Sheila Hicks: Weaving as Metaphor

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This intriguing book examines the small woven and wrought works artist Sheila Hicks has produced for the past fifty years. With their distinctive colors, thoughtful compositions, and narrative, these miniature creations reveal the emergence and continuity of the artist’s approach to her work. Internationally recognized for her mastery of a textile vocabulary of extremely d ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published September 15th 2006 by Yale University Press
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Ellen
Feb 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: making, thinking
"I found my voice and my footing in my small work. It enabled me to build bridges between art, design, architecture, and decorative arts." Sheila Hicks, 2004.

"...multum in parvo, the 'much in little' condensation of meaning and form. as Susan Steward writes, '...multum in parvo, the miniaturization of language itself, displays the ability of language to 'sum up' the diversity of the sensual or physical world, a world of lived experience.' '...Compression is possible only where perception is imme
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