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Make It a Pencil

January 22, 2009

Robyn Love, who was part of our By Hand project, was recently commissioned to knit a giant water tower cozy for the 2009 D&AD Awards. Here’s a short clip of the transformation from everyday NY water tower to monumental pencil:

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Kent Henricksen

October 16, 2008

Kent Henricksen has a solo exhibition—titled Absence of Myth—up at Torino’s Galleria Glance. Kent’s work was included in our By Hand book, so it’s been great to see how his work has developed over the past few years. Here are a few images from the show:


Devious Delight, 2008, 26.5 x 23.5 in. – 67.3 x 59.7 cm


Transcendental Treasures I, 2008, Embroidery thread and gold leaf on canvas – 9.5 x 11.5 in. – 24.1 x 29.2 cm


To have and to hold, 2008, Embroidery thread and gold leaf on silk – 37 x 58 in. – 94 x 147.3 cm

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By Hand artists…

June 26, 2008

Two of the artists who participated in By Hand are being featured in an exhibition and in a new book from Black Dog Publishing. Shane Waltener is in a group show called The Fabric of Myth at Compton Verney in Warwickshire and Tucker Schwarz has work in a new book about fabric and art titled Contemporary Textiles.


Shane Waltener, Destiny, Mixed Media. 2008


Contemporary Textiles: The Fabric of Fine Art by Janis Jefferies and Bradley Quinn (Author), Nadine Monem (Editor)

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