• Honeycombs and Origami Cranes Dangle in Fragile Stained-Glass Suspensions by Lesley Green

    11 days ago - By Colossal

    Ten honeycomb drops, stained glass, glass, and copper foil. All images © Lesley Green
    Phoenix-based artist Lesley Green , of Bespoke Glass , merges natural pigments and geometric shapes in her stained-glass pieces. Some of her recent work includes a trio of translucent birds that mimic paper cranes and circular pieces patterned with multi-hued rounds. Green's yellow honeycomb drops, though, were one of her first completely hand-cut designs and are created in single hexagons and groupings of two, three, and four.
    The artist said on Etsy that her light-refracting projects are the result of...
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  • Concentric Circles of Tufted Wool and Natural Fibers Shape Giant Wall Hangings by Artist Tammy Kanat

    Concentric Circles of Tufted Wool and Natural Fibers Shape Giant Wall Hangings by Artist Tammy Kanat

    11 days ago - By Colossal

    “Pines” (2019), wool, linen, silk, fibers, copper frame, 150 x 218 centimeters. All images © Tammy Kanat
    Beginning with asymmetrical ovals and amorphous shapes, Australian textile artist Tammy Kanat loops, twists, and weaves her sizable wall hangings. Using a steel frame, Kanat hangs up the copper forms that provide the structure for her abstract tapestries. She then combines natural materials like wool, linen, and silk to create small tufts and organic rows of varying hues that add a range of densities and textures to each piece.
    Kanat tells Colossal that in recent years, she's begun to...
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