Kaffe Fassett: The Artist's Eye

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Kaffe Fassett: The Artist's Eye
Kaffe Fassett: The Artist's Eye
$45.00
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Description
The first major publication to explore the prolific career of Kaffe Fassett, one of the most recognized names in contemporary craft and design

Kaffe Fassett (b. 1937) is one of the most recognized names in contemporary craft and design with work encompassing knitting, needlepoint, quilting, textile design, mosaic, painting, and drawing. Fassett's sense of color and pattern has inspired makers around the world; his early successes include knitwear designs for fashion designers such as Bill Gibb and Missoni, and in more recent years he has collaborated with the luxury fashion house Coach. His inimitable eye can translate the most everyday of details into the basis for one of his colorful, sophisticated, maximalist designs.

This book explores Fassett's career and work in context for the first time, highlighting and widening the scope of his output over more than five decades. Drawing on original artworks, photographs, and archival material, it illuminates the work of this distinctive, influential artist and designer. Essays from design and fashion historians sit alongside striking visual material and insightful interviews with Fassett that provide additional context about this prolific artist.

Published in association with the Fashion and Textile Museum

Exhibition Schedule:

Fashion and Textile Museum, London
(September 23, 2022-March 12, 2023)

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
(March 31-July 8, 2023)

Millesgarden Museum, Sweden
(September 2023-February 2024)

Description
The first major publication to explore the prolific career of Kaffe Fassett, one of the most recognized names in contemporary craft and design

Kaffe Fassett (b. 1937) is one of the most recognized names in contemporary craft and design with work encompassing knitting, needlepoint, quilting, textile design, mosaic, painting, and drawing. Fassett's sense of color and pattern has inspired makers around the world; his early successes include knitwear designs for fashion designers such as Bill Gibb and Missoni, and in more recent years he has collaborated with the luxury fashion house Coach. His inimitable eye can translate the most everyday of details into the basis for one of his colorful, sophisticated, maximalist designs.

This book explores Fassett's career and work in context for the first time, highlighting and widening the scope of his output over more than five decades. Drawing on original artworks, photographs, and archival material, it illuminates the work of this distinctive, influential artist and designer. Essays from design and fashion historians sit alongside striking visual material and insightful interviews with Fassett that provide additional context about this prolific artist.

Published in association with the Fashion and Textile Museum

Exhibition Schedule:

Fashion and Textile Museum, London
(September 23, 2022-March 12, 2023)

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
(March 31-July 8, 2023)

Millesgarden Museum, Sweden
(September 2023-February 2024)

ISBN
9780300267129
Publication Date
November 21, 2022
Binding
Hardcover
Item Condition
New