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The 15 artists and one collaborative team in this show, in one way or the other, tackle the similar concept of a fabric sagging in the middle between two upraised points, using this specific formal gesture to reach different conceptual goals. This premise arose from seeing images of Michelle Grabner’s recent sculptures, bronze casts of hand-crocheted and knitted blankets, many of which were used …

The 15 artists and one collaborative team in this show, in one way or the other, tackle the similar concept of a fabric sagging in the middle between two upraised points, using this specific formal gesture to reach different conceptual goals. This premise arose from seeing images of Michelle Grabner’s recent sculptures, bronze casts of hand-crocheted and knitted blankets, many of which were used as templates for her abstract paintings. Her draping forms of reconstituted textile are reminiscent of gallery artist Rachel Niffenegger‘s fabric shrouds, painting/sculpture hybrids that function as …

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