May 16, 2013 1:28 PM by MELISSA CANONE

Summer Exhibits at the University Art Museum open June 1st

The Hilliard University Art Museum is pleased to announce its featured summer exhibit The New Art of the Loom: International Contemporary Tapestries. This exhibit. reveals the woven dreams of artists from 18 countries who combine the ancient craft of weaving with artistic expressions of today, resulting in a display of visually captivating and thought-provoking murals. The exhibit will consist of 25 tapestries, one of which was woven by curator, Mr. Dirk Holger.

The New Art of the Loom: International Contemporary Tapestries Opening June 1st Opening June 1st
Tapestry artist Jean Lurçat (1892 - 1966) said: "Tapestry is the dream we hang on our walls." This renowned, yet long unrecognized art form is re-emerging not only for its decorative and architectural purposes, but also in response to the brilliantly crafted work of a new generation of artists.




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