Tapestry made from religious texts by Meg Hitchcock

Samantha Dalrymple Reader Find

By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 27 April 2012

These stunning visual tapestries by Meg Hitchcock were created out of deconstructed religious texts from the Bible, the Koran and the Torah. Looking through her works, one can just imagine how much work she put into creating these pieces from using paragraphs, sentences and letters and individually gluing them together to create such intricate works. As she explains in her artist statement: the labor-intensive aspect of her work is a meditation practice as well as a personal form of devotion.

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Tal R

Ilana Kohn Reader Find

By Ilana Kohn in New Art on Wednesday 15 October 2008

I recently stumbled across the beautiful work of Isreali artist Tal R in all it’s raw and colourful splendor. Rough, spontaneous texture, tapestry-like compositions, and artfully placed drips all come together within Tal’s folksy oeuvre. I can’t even really decide which I’m swooning over more — the Grosz-like paintings or his fantastically raw drawings.

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Dan May

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Art on Thursday 10 May 2007

Artist Dan May captures the essence and character of those creatures that lurk at the back of every childhood mind, surfacing at night to stalk quietly through the rich tapestry of your dreams. May was raised in New York before moving to Jacksonville, Florida ‘in order to focus solely on his art. His paintings have […]

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