Unknitting: Challenging Textile Traditions

July 18 - September 13, 2009

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Get directions

(713) 529-4848

"Unknitting: Challenging Textile Traditions (in the small gallery) highlights the work of four artists who are advancing and questioning established textile traditions: Adrian Esparza, from El Paso, Texas; Rachel Gomme, from London, England; Mark Newport, from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; and Sandra Valenzuela, from New York City, New York. By addressing stereotypes of gender and challenging the domestic-based, utilitarian objects that are typical of the knitted crafts, the work of these artists completely upends tradition."

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