A discussion and definition of fiber art on her blog: annahergert.me A discussion and definition of fiber art on her blog: annahergert.me
A 2018 blog entry about this topic. https://annahergert.me/2013/04/16/fiber-art-a-definition/
General fiber Anna Hergert
A New History Of Fiber Artists Who Tried To Turn Craft Into Art A New History Of Fiber Artists Who Tried To Turn Craft Into Art
In this article, a review of a fiber art exhibit in Boston in 2014, Greg writes about the state of fiber art: “Today we’re still pursuing that balance between handmade and technology as the contemporary craft revival runs in parallel with our futuristic smart phones and smart bombs. People seek out craft’s deft skill and human flaws as a cozy, homey tonic to our wondrous technologies that we so passionately love/hate.”
General fiber Greg Cook/formerly of WBUR
Beyond Craft: The Art Fabric Beyond Craft: The Art Fabric
Reprinted in the 80s, paperback used is $70.00, library has special edition to check out. Profiles of fiber artists of the time, and discussions of the emergence of fiber art. From an Amazon review: “…This is NOT just a coffee table book for weaver hipsters. The introduction shines a light on the context in which this textile movement emerged. This book shows the monumental commitment to textiles, fibre and weaving unparalleled in any other book.” And “These are the works...
General fiber Constantine, Mildred and Jack Lenor Larson
String, Felt, Thread : The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art String, Felt, Thread : The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art
Listed in the bliography for this Widewalls article. Web link is a book review of several books on the subject with lots of links
General fiber Author, E.
The Art Fabric: Mainstream The Art Fabric: Mainstream
In the 70s and 80s the blossoming fiber art movement was referred to as an “art fabric movement.” The book is a history of this art movement with an analysis and techniques, “.…a sweeping survey of Art Fabric works, objects, and activity in the important decade of the 1970's is a roaring statement of artistic truth. The relative youth of this movement is reflected in the vigor of the works presented….Far more than just a valuable documentation of the art...
General fiber Constantine, Mildred and Jack Lenor Larson
The Descriptive Challenges of Fiber Art The Descriptive Challenges of Fiber Art
Lois F. Lunin, Herner Company, 922 24th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, LIBRARY TRENDS, Vol. 38, No. 4, Spring 1990, pp. 697-716; 1990 The Board of Trustees, University of Illinois. ABSTRACT: A DEFINITION OF FIBER ART, its history, materials and techniques, vocabularies, and creators and users of those vocabularies offer background for understanding the problems in preparing surrogates of this relatively recent art form for text and image databases. A few image databases are described; record linkage, hypertext, and hypermedia...
General fiber Lois F. Lunin