Exhibits & Performances

Anna Torma at The Textile Museum

There is a small, excellent museum in Toronto called the Textile Museum of Canada. It re-opened recently and I went there on the weekend to see the work of one of my favourite artists, Anna Torma. She does large scale hand embroidered pieces that are spectacular. Her exhibition is called Permanent Danger after a piece… Continue reading Anna Torma at The Textile Museum

Exhibits & Performances

The Must See Kimonos of Itchiku Kubota

Some of the most beautiful works of art I've ever seen are now on display at the Textile Museum of Canada in Toronto. Itchiku Kubota created the 41 kimonos in this show between 1976 and 2003, when he died at the age of 86. If you live in or near Toronto, this show is on… Continue reading The Must See Kimonos of Itchiku Kubota

Exhibits & Performances, Felt & Fabric

Fictions & Legends at the Textile Museum–2

On Wednesday night, I returned to the Textile Museum to hear Jérôme Havre speak about his art work that's part of the Fictions and Legends exhibition. I've written about loving this show, so it was great to hear Jérôme tell us what the works mean to him. He finds it extremely important to speak about the thoughts… Continue reading Fictions & Legends at the Textile Museum–2

Exhibits & Performances

Fictions & Legends at the Textile Museum

There's a wonderful exhibit on right now at the Textile Museum of Canada in Toronto that I highly recommend.  I've been to see it twice and will be returning again. It's called "Fictions and Legends" and is the work of artists Heather Goodchild and Jérôme Havre. The beauty of this show is not only in… Continue reading Fictions & Legends at the Textile Museum