Happy Monday / MLK day! Hope y'all had a great weekend. Ours was a doozy, but I'll share more about that later. This year I promised myself that I would learn more about art and use that knowledge to bring thoughtful pieces into our home. Well, these fiber art wall hangings are quickly becoming a hot ticket item. If you're like me and born in the 70's or before then you are familiar with fiber art. This art form took shape in the 50's when weavers began binding fibers for nonfunctional works of art. It wasn't until the 60's and 70's that it became an international trend. Just like bell bottom jeans these wall hangings are back in the spotlight again.
Each wall hanging is different in color, shape and technique. I personally love that these pieces are textural and tactile.
Large vintage pieces (like the one pictured above) are not easy to find and extremely collectible.
New fiber artists are emerging with a fresh take on the art form. Vibrant colors and new techniques create more modern and relevant pieces.
You can even find limited editions at a more affordable price point like the one above that is available at Anthropologie
The above installation is by fiber artists Dana Barnes. A beautiful statement piece. You just want to reach out and touch it.
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