The Sunday Paper #493

January 28, 2024

My husband Ted and I simply returned from a sky and snow vacation in Europe (a number of blue and white). Effectively, I had a vacation and he did somewhat work. As editor of Vail Beaver Creek Journal, Ted did some reporting about a few ski resorts that Vail Resorts now owns (Crans Montana and Andermatt). Our journey begain in Lech Zürs, Austria, the place we had a couple of days with none commitments. One enjoyable factor we skied was Der Weisse Ring: the white ring – a half-day tour with approx. 22 km of ski runs and 5,500 meters of altitude. We had been additionally in a position to ski to James Turrell’s Skyspace Lech. I’ve visited different Skyspaces, like The James Turrell Skyspace at Reside Oak Mates Assembly in Houston. His areas are particularly good to go to at dawn or sundown, when the sky is altering quickly.

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Weave By means of Winter begins on Thursday, and I’m wanting ahead to making a weaving-a-day together with members. You’ll be able to nonetheless be a part of us! In case you’d prefer to get a style of paper weaving to see if you happen to prefer it, try my Woven Paper Coronary heart tutorial on YouTube (simply in time for Valentine’s Day).

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I had a beautiful dialog with Susan Warner Keene on Paper Discuss. Warner Keene is a Toronto-based artist working in handmade paper, who has been exhibiting in Canada and internationally since 1980. She graduated from the Ontario Faculty of Artwork, the place she specialised in weaving and feltmaking, subsequently shifting her observe to deal with papermaking by 1990. The acquisition of a Reina beater enabled her to arrange her studio to develop artworks which might be created throughout the papermaking course of itself, exploring methods to make objects with an inner structure created by the fabric circumstances.Her ongoing curiosity within the intersection of concepts and materiality is mirrored in her exploration of elements of language, the e-book type, and the character of the web page.

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Initially made by a means of upcycling discarded blue rags  into pulp, blue paper broke onto the artwork scene as a brand new materials in northern Italy on the finish of the 14th century. The forthcoming exhibition on the J. Paul Getty Museum and the catalog – Drawing on Blue: European Drawings on Blue Paper, 1400s–1700s – traces the introduction and adoption of blue paper as a drawing medium all through Europe over the course of a number of centuries, presenting roughly 100 works united by its use.

As seen on Hyperallergic: Giovanni da Modena, “Using Procession with a Princess, Two Males, and Pages” (c. 1410–50) (© Kupferstich-Kabinett, SKD; picture by Herbert Boswank).

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The PBS Information Hour lately featured paper minimize artist Nikki McClure on their arts and tradition collection, Canvas.

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