textiles

For more than 150 years, this iconic garment has inspired Western designers and artists to think outside the dress form.
The multi-talented designer is often overlooked in art and design history. The Cooper Hewitt, which has a large collection of her eclectic works, has sought to change that.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will display nine silk quilts from the national collection along with related needlework artifacts dating from the late 19th into the early 20th…
Currently on view at the Art Institute of Chicago, Weaving Beyond the Bauhaus celebrates the centennial of Bauhaus by highlighting 50 works by pioneering fiber and textile artists such as Anni Albers…
Textiles are and have been a defining force in India’s culture and history, so much so that in ancient Greece and Babylon, “India” was shorthand for “cotton.” The Fabric of India, The Ringling’s…
Through textiles, drawings and comics, Jessica Campbell uses humor to shed light on her experiences and Emily Carr’s, both female artists striving to express themselves in a world dominated by male…

Currently at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), Empresses of China’s Forbidden City is the first ever international exhibition to explore female power and influence during China’s last…

Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis celebrates the recent acquisition of six of Landis’s most important works for Cooper Hewitt’s collection, installed together with three…