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Beauty AND Function | LUKE Haynes

Image, courtesy of the artist: (On my bed #8) double me, 2019, used sheets and new textiles, 90 x 90 inches

Image, courtesy of the artist: (On my bed #8) double me, 2019, used sheets and new textiles, 90 x 90 inches.

 

Solo exhibition featuring selected works from multiple series by LUKE Haynes.

May 2 – August 26, 2022

Subverting the traditional quilting form by integrating modern concepts, LUKE Haynes transforms the comfortably familiar into the visually evocative. In this exhibition, explore quilts as art, object and sculpture through quilted artworks from the following series: Log Cabins of LUKE Haynes, On My Bed, Sewlebrity, Clothes Portrait, and Quiltllaborations.

 

Reception & Artist Lecture:

When
TBD

Where
Artist Lecture: 005 Biggin Hall
Reception: Biggin Gallery, 001 Biggin Hall

This event is free and open to the public. 005 Biggin Hall and Biggin Gallery are handicap accessible.

 

About the Artist

Image, courtesy of the artist: (On my bed #6) primary, 2015, used textiles, new textiles, wool batting, and cotton thread, 90 x 90 inches.

Image, courtesy of the artist: (On my bed #6) primary, 2015, used textiles, new textiles, wool batting, and cotton thread, 90 x 90 inches.

 

LUKE Haynes is a recovering architect who has turned to textiles. His work has been shown across the globe, and is included in many public and private collections, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the American Folk Art Museum and the Brooklyn Museum. He currently resides in Los Angeles, where he splits his time between cutting up fabric and watching hummingbirds fight over sugar water. Haynes was born and raised across the American South. With a formal training in art and architecture at Cooper Union, NY, Haynes continues to experiment with quilting art while exploring art and architecture across the globe.