The Week in Craft: July 12, 2016

The Week in Craft: July 12, 2016

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
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Juliette Clovis, Jungle, 2016

Juliette Clovis’ surreal and fantastic porcelain sculptures blend human and nature in somewhat unsettling ways. Jungle, 2016, Limoges porcelain, white glaze

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Check out these amazing porcelain sculptures by Juliette Clovis. Her blending of human form and nature is absolutely surreal.

Jenny Hacker makes clothing out of hybrid materials, such as cotton fused with wool or wool fused with silk.

Check out this slideshow of today's most innovative work by students in metals and jewelry produced by The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG).

Attention Game of Thrones fans: Costume designer Michele Clapton has partnered with jewelry artists Yunus Ascott and Eliza Higginbottom to create a fierce collection of pieces inspired by the show.

Russian artist and illustrator Yulia Brodskaya uses paper quilling to create portraiture and more.

How do Black Lives Matter in art? MoMA explores this question. 

The Savannah College of Art and Design’s newest museum of fashion and film hopes to target more than 75,000 visitors by 2019 – a few fresh and fun exhibitions are planned to help them reach that goal.  

Tobias Gremmler used textiles to capture the movements of kung fu masters in a stunning new video.

Mike Meiré’s "Outside the Visible" features utilitarian objects but manipulates their appearance to show how observers can view objects for more than their use.
 
Origami artist Mademoiselle Maurice has created the largest outdoor mural in Paris history. "The Lunar Cycle" is installed on the side of a to-be-demolished building, designed to honor its former residents.

Stellar works by glass masters Kiki Smith, Maya Lin, and Fred Wilson are now on view at the Pace Gallery in New York City.

After a decade-long sabbatical to work as director of programs for CERF+, a national disaster relief organization that serves artists, woodworker Craig Nutt is back in the studio and debuting new work at a solo exhibition this week in Nashville.

We recently received news of the death of Conrad Brown, who served as editor of Craft Horizons magazine (now American Craft) throughout the 1950s. Brown was also a photographer who captured several images of early ACC activities found in the ACC archives.

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