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TF 4/2001 Textiles - Books and the Web

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TF: 56 pages, 22 high quality colour pages, A4 format
Most of the articles are presented with complete contact addresses.

Textiles - Books and the Web

The internet and the Frankfurt Book Fair, by Beatrijs Sterk

The Top Twenty - Twenty key textile websites, by Dietmar Laue

Silk - The 20th century in Como, the Textile Museum and the new English-language catalogue of the Antonio Ratti Foundation, by Monika Engel

Two new books on felt art, reviews by Katharina Thomas and Beatrijs Sterk

Design; Fortuny; Candace Wheeler - and Jouer la Lumière

Textile periodicals on the internet, by Dietmar Laue

Tapestries from Burgundy - an exhibition and a catalogue

Diverse books: Asian Costumes and Textiles; Atlas der Flechtkunst; Art Textiles of the World: The Netherlands - and Jewels of Mind and Mentality

New fashion trends in books: Bloom Book - and New Nomads

Fashion books: Radical Fashion; Extreme Beauty - and Fashion

Enclosure: Brochure with new editions and book classics (see online shopping "Textile Forum Library")

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Preview of events

Calendar of international events

Textile Forum magazine is known for its complete quarterly calendar. For the first quarter of 2002, 164 current exhibitions are listed, 22 specialized meetings resp. further educational opportunities and 20 competitions.
The special pages for Germany, Austria and Switzerland have a calendar of more than 62 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/markets.

Some selected event previews

Three contests and eight specialized further educational opportunities resp. specialized meetings are noted in details, with their entry, submission resp. application conditions, dates and complete addresses. 

Exhibitions - Details and/or illustrated articles

Transitory Splendour, exhibition from 8 December 2001 to 3 March 2002 at the Antwerp Hessenhuis

The late Middle Ages at the Upper Rhine, exhibition from 29 Sept. 2001 to 3 February 2002 at the Karlsruhe Badisches Landesmuseum

"A la Mode", the Curt and Peter Engelhorn collection of historic costumes, since 22 April at the Mannheim Reiss Museum

Visconti, "The Leopard", exhibition for the 25th anniversary of the death of film director Luchino Visconti, in Ariccia/Italy

"Under Foreign Influence", European and Asian textiles, exhibition from 10 October 2001 to 24 March 2002 at the Vienna Museum of Applied Arts

"Artistes de la Laine (Wool artists)", exhibition at the Chazelles-sur-Lyon Hat Museum, from 20 October 2001 to 13 January 2002

International Batik Exhibition "Batik of Change", from 1 February to 2 March 2002 at the Hanover Handwerksform

European Art Quilts II, exhibition from 8 September 2001 to 2 February 2002 in Breda, the Netherlands

Jack Lenor Larsen: The Company and the Cloth, exhibition from 1 December 2001 to 10 March 2002 at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, USA

"Der Hexenstoff (The Witches Cloth)", exhibition from 3 to 18 November 2001 at the Abegg Foundation in Riggisberg, Switzerland

"Hitec Lotec", exhibition from 1 December 2001 to 2 February 2002 at the Kilkenny Crafts Council of Ireland

"Hi-Tech Textile Art", exhibition from 15 February to 28 July 2002 at the Washington Textile Museum, USA

Design Prize Switzerland, exhibition from 3 November 2001 to 6 January 2002 at the Langenthal Design Center

"Wir bitten zu Tisch (Dinner is served)", exhibition from 24 October 2001 to 3 March 2002 at the St. Gallen Textile Museum, Switzerland

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Reports of selected events

Experiences from the 3rd International Textile Symposium in September 2001 in Tbilisi / Georgia, report by Sima Sela

Inflatable Clothing, diploma show at the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague

"In the Forest", a project by Ekaterina Nesterova, report by Anna Netcheporuk

Tapestries by Olga Tolstikova, report by Anna Netcheporuk

SOFA: Chicago- More textiles than ever!, report by Helga Berry

9th Mittelmoda Fashion Competition in Gorizia, Italy

Paper art exhibition "The Planet of Paper in the Third Millennium" in autumn 2001 in Rome, report by Lydia Predominato

The exhibition "Flet - Braid", from April to June 2001 at Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum in Aalborg, Denmark

Miniartextil 2001 in Como, report by Monika Engel

ITS - International Textile Symposium 2001 in Graz / Austria, report by Dorit Berger

Minnesota Textile Center moves to a new building, based on information by Karen Searle

International Handstitchery Forum in Arraiolos / Portugal, report by Diana Springall

Forum for handweavers "Weaving +" at Kukate (Germany) - Enthusiasts to the fore, professionals stayed away, report by Thomas Cronenberg

Fabric Artifices / Artificial Fabrics = Skin Clothes, report by Ilsabe von Sonntag

"Verstopft und zugenäht", exhibition of works by Sabine Barber in autumn 2001 in Frankfurt/Oder

"With Gold Thread and Silk", exhibition until April 2002 in Osnabrück, Germany

5th Magdeburg Open Air Textile Art Meeting, exhibition of the results in September 2001

Special Reports

A Visit from the United States, by Marion T. Marzolf

A New Jacquard Center in North America, by Cynthia Schira

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Other Subjects

Brief notes

International Embroidery Centre planned by the British Embroiderers' Guild

Oriental Pile Rugs at the MAK - A new catalogue of the Austrian Museum of Applied Art

Datatextil magazine, published in Spanish and English language


"Art of the Stitch" in TF 3/01, correspondence between Michael Spender and Beatrijs Sterk


Useful ads of suppliers for material, products, tools, equipment, further educational course offers, announcements of competitions etc.

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