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Gerhardt Knodel Marsha Miro

Gerhardt Knodel

Marsha Miro

Published 2002
ISBN : 9781902015484
47 pages
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Gerhardt Knodels work with fiber has ranged from installations, theater and architectural commissions to the pictorial potential of weaving. He was a major participant in the expansive fiber art movement of the 1970s, which exploited the mediumsMoreGerhardt Knodels work with fiber has ranged from installations, theater and architectural commissions to the pictorial potential of weaving. He was a major participant in the expansive fiber art movement of the 1970s, which exploited the mediums sculptural applications as a pliable and versatile, yet humanizing, manipulator of space. Among the first to recognize fabrics potential for encompassing vast interior spaces, Knodel initiated the genre of modular suspended fabric environments, which played on cloths flexibility, its movability and its sensitivity to light. He is currently the Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan