The Stein’s Collect exhibit at the SF MOMA is gone, but not its influence.
I saw the show this summer while taking Glenn Hirsch’s painting workshop at UC Berkeley extension. I was excited to see so many of the paintings that I have seen in books over the years. Looking at the SFMOMA website to learn more about the collection, I saw these charming chairs, with seat covers done in petit point by Alice B. Toklas (see photo below from the SFMOMA website).
All summer, I experimented with ways to add collage elements in my paintings. One of my most successful pieces from the class is The Yellow Chair, inspired by Alice’s chairs.
I combined paper, cheese cloth, and fabric in both the background and on the chair to add texture and pattern to the painting.
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Sigh…..I’m afraid we quilters will lose you to the world of paint-dom! Fantastic painting!