All posts tagged “MAD

Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture at Museum of Arts and Design, March 2 – August 20, 2017

“Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture brings together over two dozen seminal artists working in the 1960s and ’70s who fought for change by sewing, embroidering, quilting, patch-working, and tie-dyeing their identity. The exhibition displays garments, jewelry, and accessories by American makers who crafted the very reality… Read More

Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit at Museum of Arts and Design, September 22, 2016 – February 5, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit is an installation of 21 porcelain sculptures resulting from the collaboration between Oregon-based artist Chris Antemann and the renowned MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory in Germany. Inspired by eighteenth-century porcelain figurines and decorative art, and using the Garden of Eden as her… Read More

Crochet Coral Reef: TOXIC SEAS by Margaret and Christine Wertheim at Museum of Arts and Design, September 15, 2016 – January 22, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Crochet Coral Reef: TOXIC SEAS is a community-centered project that builds on the feminist tradition of using craft in the service of activism. Fiber, particularly knitting and crocheting, is often central to this practice because of its traditionally gendered affiliation with… Read More

Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound and Bent, Cast & Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia at Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), May 3 – September 25, 2016

Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound: “In the 1960s, Bertoia began exploring the potential relationship between sculpture and sound, and eventually created a significant oeuvre that would crown his life’s work. Upon discovering the range of tones possible when pieces of wire or metal rods… Read More