500 Art Quilts

500 Art Quilts

An Inspiring Collection of Contemporary Work

Book - 2010 | 1st ed.
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A beautiful new addition to the successful series

A vibrant and growing community of crafters has embraced quilting, and this outstanding international collection will inspire and captivate them. Juried by Karey Bresenhan, one of the most prominent figures in quilting, it presents 500 magnificent contemporary art quilts, made in fabric and other media, and showcasing diverse designs, materials, and techniques.

From their very inception, these quilts were destined for display rather than practical use, with an extraordinary quality of image, form, line, and composition. 

 

Artists include :

Pamela Allen  -  Alice Beasley  -  Eszter Bornemisza  -  Jane Burch Cochran  -  Judith Content  -  Chiaki Dosho  -  Noriko Endo  -  Caryl Bryer Fallert  -  Jamie Fingal  -  Linda Gass  -  Jenny Hearn  -  Judy Coates Perez  -  Yvonne Porcella  -  Susan Shie  -  Jen Swearington  -  and many more!

Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781600590580
1600590586
Branch Call Number: 746.46 500 ART
Characteristics: 432 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hemachandra, Ray
Alternative Title: Five hundred art quilts

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HonorBound Mar 06, 2011

There are many amazing quilts in this book. A good book to sit and dream about and think "If only I was that good, had that much time, ......"

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