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Eavesdrop on Christina Forrer in conversation with contemporary poet and fairy tale writer Sabrina Orah Mark, whose imaginative tales describe our fears, much like Forrer’s visual narratives in her tapestries. Free virtual program.
Image: Christina Forrer, Sepulcher, 2021. Wool, cotton and linen. 97 in. x 162 in. © Christina Forrer; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York, and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago. Photo: Joshua White
Katherine Tycz, scholar of early modern material culture, examines women as artists and artisans of textiles in early modern Italy. Through objects, images, and primary sources, Tycz explores women’s roles in the craft and creation of textiles as well as the cultural connotations of women’s talents in the textile arts. In conjunction with By Her Hand and co-sponsored by the Costume & Textile Society of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Free.