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August 25th, 2010

‘Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry’ Spotlights Vojtech Blau Tapestries

Three rare and exquisite tapestries from the Vojtech Blau collection have been highlighted in the new hardback, Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry, published by Yale University Press, 2010. This excellent survey of modern tapestry’s masters is written by Ann Lane Hedlund, curator of ethnology at the Arizona State Museum and Director of the University’s Gloria F. Ross Tapestry Program, and Grace Glueck, an art reporter, editor, and critic.  The following is an excerpt from the Yale University Press announcement:

‘Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry’ features the collaborative work of 28 acclaimed modernist painters and sculptors…with several dozen traditional-yet-innovative weavers in France, Scotland, and the Southwestern United States. Brief biographies of the artists, letters, notes, sketches, and photographs illustrate the practical and aesthetic challenges that occupied Gloria Ross for over three decades.

Three tapestries from the Vojtech Blau collection, “Flin Flon” by Frank Stella, “Blackout” by Jack Youngerman, and “after To Miz – Pax Vobiscum” by Hans Hofmann, are each highlighted in this thorough catalogue.  Please contact us for more information, or visit the Gloria F. Ross Tapestry Program to learn more about antique and modern tapestries.