Author Archives: Beth

Woman Written Back Into History

One great event from the opening of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture is that designers of color now have public acknowledgement of their famous work. One such woman is Ann Lowe, who created Jackie … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! Today we look at another oldy-but-goodie, Art in America. This title was founded in 1913 by Frederic Fairchild Sherman, who was a noted collector and art critic of this era. The focus of the magazine was originally on … Continue reading

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Textiles on Our Minds

I was just noodling around, looking for new developments in sustainability and textiles, and stumbled upon this site: There are four major conferences on textiles in just the next two weeks. That’s a good indicator that textiles continue to … Continue reading

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