Gallery Talk: Weaving Beyond the Bauhaus

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Weaving beyond the Bauhaus marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus art school in Germany. Join exhibition curator Erica Warren to explore the profound impact of the school’s weaving workshop, especially on American artists such as Sheila Hicks, Ethel Stein, and Claire Zeisler.

A work made of cotton, plain weave; wool latch-hooked pile; braided and wrapped in wool.
Rug, c. 1965
Sheila Hicks

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