Ann Hamilton warp & weft II 2007, dated 2008

  • Not on view

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.
composition: 33 3/8 x 49 7/8" (84.7 x 126.7 cm); sheet: 37 7/8 x 56" (96.2 x 142.2 cm)
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Lily Auchincloss Fund
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© 2024 Ann Hamilton
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