All posts by Kay Mullenger

Shakespeare and Textiles?

It seems a little out of context that a blog about textiles should mention two of Shakespeare’s comedies but I’ve just returned from Chichester where I saw Love’s Labours Lost and Much Ado About Nothing performed by a superb cast from the Royal Shakespeare Company. The reason for quoting the plays here is because, in […]

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Edward Hopper

One of the events I attended at the Cheltenham Literature Festival was a lecture on the American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) given by the art historian and critic Rosalind Ormiston.  The talk was called Edward Hopper: The darker side of the American dream. I chose this event because both Alfred Hitchcock and Cornelia Parker had […]

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Opus Anglicanum

If you are able, spend a day in London before Sunday 5th February 2017 and visit the Opus Anglicanum exhibition at the V&A.  It celebrates a time when English work (Opus Anglicanum) was sought after by popes, churches, wealthy families across Europe and as diplomatic gifts. Techniques which are still in use today, split stitch […]

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Lines of Communication Workshop at the Landmark Gallery

Yesterday, as a representative of EAST, I gave a workshop at the Landmark Gallery called “Lines of Communication” which was based on techniques used in some of the pieces in our exhibition.  The Landmark has a lovely studio upstairs where we had nine students who had booked to do the workshop.  June (who was my […]

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