Nancy Shaver – The Inspiration in Challenge

HI SISTERS! IF WE PICK SOME FAVOURITE DRESSES AND HANG THEM ON A WALL, WE CAN GET A BEAUTIFUL TAPESTRY. TAKE A PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR COMPOSITION!

ArtFull Thoughts

10/21/18  "Material Excess" - 1994 

Contemporary art tends to 
raise a lot of questions in 
my mind. Sometimes I'm not sure
if it stretches my perceptions
and understanding of art.
With that being said I seem to 
keep coming back!

  Plaster Casts - Red, Black/White 

I came across Nancy Shaver
in a list of artists from
a show Dime-Store Alchemy 
at the FLAG Art Foundation.

  Tapestry #3 2018 Derek Eller Gallery NYC 

In this installation called
"Tapestry" there's a beautiful 
dance of simplicity and complexity.
The installation is constructed
of numerous smaller works. The
sculptural forms are created using
found objects, fabric, paint and
wood. 

In an interview I read by Ann Lauterbach,
Click here for interview Shaver's interest in challenge and difficulty is mentioned. In working with the fabric covered blocks Shaver admits to being inspired by the "economy and size" with an affinity for the "not quite" aspectโ€ฆ

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3 responses to “Nancy Shaver – The Inspiration in Challenge

  1. mmerce60

    A beautiful work, congratulations to the artist! ๐Ÿ˜

    Like

  2. Thanks for the re-blog! Love the idea with dresses!

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