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Shirley Cunningham and Marianne Lettieri: Never Ending Thread -  San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles  •   San Jose, California
January 19, 2020 - April 12, 2020

Cunningham and Lettieri juxtapose their independent art installations to create a space for poetic reverie. Working with re-purposed materials, needle, thread, light and shadow, they explore cultural, spiritual, and material translations of objects, symbols, and text through the aesthetics of craft and design. Cunningham retells an ancient creation story in imaginary tapestry, transforming garments through painterly stitches and skillful embellishment. Lettieri re-contextualizes a thousand articles of estate crochet to make a new narrative about individual identity, community, and creativity. Together, the artists engage the infinite thread that runs through time.

Shirley Cunningham - Bounty: Fowls for the air

 

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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 S. First St.
San Jose, CA 95113
United States
408-971-0323