Inbox: Sheila Hicks

(Saturday) (Sunday)

Exhibition. March 3–April 22, 2018. Over six decades Sheila Hicks has explored the expressive and constructive potential of fiber in ways that blur the boundaries between craft, industrial production, and environmental art. In 1969, she won a prestigious commission from Air France to develop a unique series of nineteen textile panels for the business-class section of a new fleet of 747 aircraft. Designed to fit the curved contours of the world’s first passenger jumbo jet, each fiber wall was hand-embroidered using wild Chinese silk, creating a subtly raised and textural pattern. The series was executed in Hicks’s Paris studio over the course of eight years. MoMA acquired the sole surviving example last year, on view here for the first time.

MoMA - Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
NY 10019-5 New York
United states
(212) 708-9400
http://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/4960?locale=en

Selection of further exhibitions in: United states

03.05.2020 - 16.08.2020
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
18.10.2019 - 09.02.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
01.11.2019 - 22.03.2020
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York

Read more >>
20.06.2021 - 06.09.2021
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
02.02.2020 - 03.03.2020
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
01.03.2020 - 05.06.2020
National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC

Read more >>
06.12.2019 - 11.01.2020
School of Visual Arts - SVA
209 East 23 Street
New York

Read more >>
01.07.2019 - 23.02.2020
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston

Read more >>
27.10.2019 - 05.07.2020
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale

Read more >>
12.10.2019 - 09.02.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>
04.05.2019 - 08.03.2020
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston

Read more >>
20.07.2019 - 05.01.2020
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn

Read more >>
05.05.2018 - 12.04.2020
Seattle Art Museum
1300 FIRST AVENUE
Seattle

Read more >>
12.09.2019 - 23.02.2020
Mad Museum
2 Columbus Circle
New York

Read more >>
06.04.2019 - 28.06.2020
Seattle Art Museum
1300 FIRST AVENUE
Seattle

Read more >>
16.11.2019 - 22.03.2020
Legion of Honor | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco

Read more >>
19.08.2017 - 26.01.2020
de Young Museum | de Young
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco

Read more >>
27.07.2019 - 02.02.2020
de Young Museum | de Young
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco

Read more >>










Inbox: Sheila Hicks MoMA - Museum of Modern Art Main address: MoMA - Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street NY 10019-5 New York, United states MoMA - Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street NY 10019-5 New York, United states Exhibition. March 3–April 22, 2018. Over six decades Sheila Hicks has explored the expressive and constructive potential of fiber in ways that blur the boundaries between craft, industrial production, and environmental art. In 1969, she won a prestigious commission from Air France to develop a unique series of nineteen textile panels for the business-class section of a new fleet of 747 aircraft. Designed to fit the curved contours of the world’s first passenger jumbo jet, each fiber wall was hand-embroidered using wild Chinese silk, creating a subtly raised and textural pattern. The series was executed in Hicks’s Paris studio over the course of eight years. MoMA acquired the sole surviving example last year, on view here for the first time. Book tickets