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LOOK: Embroidery Designs That Are Actually Funny

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's the kind of humor grandma probably wouldn't understand.

Guldnakke (Golden neck) by Trine Søndergaard

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

" My Neck Is Shaded by the Beads....." Gold is a universal symbol of wealth, the sublime or the divine. gold provokes a feeling of desire in many ...

All The News That's Fit To...Knit?

Posted 05.09.2013 | Arts

Artist Lauren Dicioccio uses a needle and thread to memorialize news articles, perserving the black and white images of The New York Times via multi-c...

PHOTOS: Surprising Palestinian Styles

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Can a culture be preserved and reconstructed through its costumes?

The Faithful Shopper: Kute Kids

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Back to school shopping is over, and the kids have all their electronics, books, pens, supplies and everyday needs in hand. But is your shopping done? Here are a few spectacular shops to outfit your little ones through the rest of the year!

Embroidery, Tech, and Hurricanes: Artist Shelley Spector and Philadelphia's NextFab Studio (PHOTOS)

Joan K. Smith | Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts
Joan K. Smith

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Confessions of a Non-Crafter: Embroidery and I Might Be Having a Moment

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Cachet

I have a lot of friends who could be called crafty. You know the type: They try new recipes, make scrapbooks, totebags and headbands for your kid. Truthfully, I find them just slightly annoying. It's just so not me.

Discovering Elaine Reichek's Sharp Conceptual Embroidery at the Whitney Biennial and Nicole Klagsbrun

ARTINFO | Posted 05.23.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Born in 1943, Elaine Reichek studied under Modernist icon Ad Reinhardt at Brooklyn College as an undergraduate. She isn't exactly the kind of artist t...

PHOTOS: Not Your Grandma's Embroidery

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

Daniel Kornrumpf's woven portraits, exquisite in their detail and surprising in their effect, are not your Grandma's embroideries. The art has really ...

WATCH: Spike Jonze's New Animated Short

Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts

With his adaptation of Maurice Sendak's "Where The Wild Things Are" and his recent robot love story, "I'm Here," Spike Jonze has been on a creative st...

Artwork Made From Oreos, Toast

Posted 09.23.2011 | Arts

In her food art series, 'From Scratch,' Artist Judith Klausner has created collection that addresses womanhood in various incarnations throughout hist...

Poetry: Lorem Ipsum

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

image courtesy of Glenn Fischer Lorem Ipsum To see design more clearly, sprinkle tormented gibberish across the page, flouring a counter top so...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Illustrator Maira Kalman's Whimsical Drawings At Skirball Center, LA

Posted 02.03.2011 | Arts

WHO: Maira Kalman WHAT: Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (Of a Crazy World) WHEN: On view now through February 13, 2011. Coming soon to the Jewis...

Project Interchange Highlights Bedouin-Style Fair Trade in Lakia, Israel

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Elsana and her three Israeli-Bedouin partners envisioned a better life for themselves and founded the Association for the Improvement of Women's Status, Lakia in 1992.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Carol Es' 'It's Mostly About Me and Much Less About You' On View In LA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Carol Es WHAT: It's Mostly About Me and Much Less About You WHEN: October 30, 2010 - December 30th, 2010 WHERE: George Billis Gallery 2716 S. ...

"Gold and Silk" Revive Past Splendors at Lebanon Museum

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

The rich gold threads, the draw of silk's soft touch, and the history that brought remarkable Caucasian and Ottoman embroideries to an eastern Mediterranean hill are a must-see for visitors to Lebanon.