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Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016


Textile of the Day: Kaleidescope

[Erica Tanov's new silk, Kaleidescope]

Art and fashion collide again. For years San Francisco-based Erica Tanov has designed her own fabric and used it for the made-in-the-U.S clothes (and, more recently, bedding) sold in her shops. This fall, fans will notice fresh prints that came about when she collaborated with Bay Area artist, Emily Payne.

 [Emily Payne's mixed media Globe, 2011 made with wire, book covers, paper and glue at Seager Gray gallery]

See the connection between Payne's tiny (8 by 7 inches) paper sphere and the soft petal silk shown at top?

This is just a quick first look.  Check Tanov's site in the next few weeks for more Payne-influenced prints. And to see other designer/artist collaborations, visit Britain Creates 2012.

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