Synopses & Reviews
Drawing on global weaving traditions, the history of painting and sculpture, graphic design, and architecture, Sheila Hicks has redefined how fiber is used to create art, influencing a generation of artists. Sheila Hicks: Material Voices explores sixty years of her prolific career through four diverse perspectives. Karin Campbell considers how Hicks s oeuvre has taken shape over time and highlights the essential links between the artist s work and lived experience. Ted Kooser reflects on the aesthetic and poetic power Hicks s work, while Jason Farago delves into Hicks s incomparable eye for color. Finally, a conversation between the artist and Monique Levi-Strauss looks back to formative experiences from early in Hicks s life and career.