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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Reflective Symmetry

No matter where I find myself, I cannot escape my Kentucky roots. In visiting Cincinnati’s 21c museum, it was evident that new media artist, Valerie Sullivan Fuchs, cannot either. This artist digitally manipulates images captured in Kentucky, desiring to eternalize the ephemeral landscape. Though asymmetrical designs are definitive of my own pattern work, this piece […]

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Crimson Diamonds

Maybe today‚Äôs popular diamond pattern found its roots in Navajo weavings. The razor-edged, intersecting diamonds descend a crimson path in this Native American serape (circa 1850). Found at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, the striking colors contrasted sharply with the dim gallery space and drew me right in. I learned that the Navajo […]

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