• Frank Connet: The Topography of Tension at the Chicago Cultural Center

    1 month ago - By Lynette Haggard

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    Copper, encaustic 2013 15" x 13" x 12"
    Electroformed shibori sculpture
    I had the pleasure of discovering the work of Frank Connet during my recent visit to Chicago.
    The show is on view at the Chicago Cultural Center, in the 1st floor Michigan Avenue Galleries, through January 4, 2015.
    Here's the write up from the Cultural Center's brochure for the show:
    This recent body of textile and sculptures continues Connet's twenty year fascination with the process of the dye-resist technique of mokume shibori. Connet's new wall pieces approach a level of cartographic exploration...
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