Ann Hamilton. warp & weft I. 2007, dated 2008

Ann Hamilton warp & weft I 2007, dated 2008

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Trained in textile design, Hamilton often uses fabric in installations, sculptures, performances, video, photography, and works on paper. In these two prints she employed the material as a drawing tool. She distressed pieces of silk organza with a wire brush, creating rifts and disruptions in the regular weave of the fabric, and then pressed the textiles directly onto specially prepared printmaking plates, transferring the details in the organza directly onto the printing surface.

Gallery label from 2010.
Medium
Lithograph
Dimensions
composition: 34 1/16 x 49 15/16" (86.5 x 126.8 cm); sheet: 38 9/16 x 56" (98 x 142.3 cm)
Publisher
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Printer
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition
10
Credit
Lily Auchincloss Fund
Object number
1255.2008
Copyright
© 2019 Ann Hamilton
Department
Drawings and Prints

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