Blog Category: Behind the Scenes
Overscale looks good on Zoom.
Overscale wallpaper. Overscale print in the background.
The lines and nodes of a computer motherboard exert a disciplined pleasure.
Dazzle camouflage of WWI.
Dazzle camouflage of WWI made it difficult to predict a ship’s speed and direction. Today’s stealth fighter jets employ the same techniques. So do zebras.
Dancers as urban sculpture.
Austrian choreographer Willi Dorner twists dancers into urban sculptures.
Mexican heart milagro. Sacred heart etching. Sacred heart tattoo. And more.
Ballet Russe costumes were vivid and graphic.
Designed to be seen, Ballet Russe costumes were grand opera for the ballet.
The woman who sewed glorious golden dresses for Gustav Klimt.
Emilie Floge—seamstress extraordinaire and Klimt’s life companion—sewed the mosaic-inspired dresses his models wore. Adele Bloch-Bauer is wearing one in this 1907 portrait.
Who doesn’t love a purse museum? And a textile museum. And a folk art museum.
Five museum shops now carry my textile jewelry, I’m pleased to report.
Mexico’s lucha libre wrestling is known for color and flamboyant showmanship.
A world of pop-up.
Craft shows are a little pop-up world of things to see and touch. Here’s my booth with its big center table, spot lights, and open corner.