VITAMIN T: THREADS AND TEXTILES IN CONTEMPORARY ART
Celebrating tapestry, embroidery, stitching, textiles, knitting, and knotting as used by visual artists worldwide, Vitamin T is the latest in the celebrated series in which leading curators, critics, and art professionals nominate living artists for inclusion. As boundaries between art and craft have blurred, artists have increasingly embraced these materials and methods, with the resulting works being coveted by collectors and exhibited in museums worldwide. Vitamin T is a vibrant and incredibly timely survey – the first of its kind.
Jenelle Porter was formerly senior curator at ICA Boston and curator at ICA Philadelphia and is author of numerous publications and essays on contemporary art and craft. Artists featured include: Phyllida Barlow, Mona Hatoum, Oscar Murillo, Ernesto Neto, Grayson Perry, Michael Raedecker, Yinka Shonibare, Do-Ho Suh, Rosemarie Trockel, and Andrea Zittel.