Tag: Handicrafts

The Windswept Scottish Islands Producing Beautiful Artisanal Goods

LAST MAY, THREE England-based craftspeople — the basket makers Mary Butcher and Annemarie O’Sullivan and the furniture maker and designer Gareth Neal — were sent by their London gallery, the New Craftsmen, for a weeklong residency in Orkney, a chain of about 70 small islands off the northern coast of Scotland. They explored Mainland, Orkney’s […]

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You Call It Craft, I Call It Art

SANTA FE, N.M. — Who gets to make art? The question was posed recently on Instagram by Luke Syson, director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England. In asking it, Mr. Syson was adding his voice to a growing chorus of museum professionals who are challenging traditional hierarchies of art production. He was talking, in […]

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The Man Turning European Fashion Into Something Raw and Real

Video by Kristin-Lee MoolmanCredit Jonathan Anderson’s creations for Loewe and his own brand have made him one of the most forward-thinking designers working today. Aug 19, 2019 “THERE MIGHT BE no other place in the world as good as where I’m going to take you,” says Jonathan Anderson, with a final drag of his cigarette. […]

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