Merill Comeau: Fragments of Eden
00.00 Sun, Nov 17, 2013 - Sun, Feb 23, 2014
Venue: Danforth Art
123 Union Ave., Framingham, MA 01702
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Comeau's collage murals explore loss, repair, and rebirth. From vintage linens to cast-off sheets, she finds new purpose for old fabrics in ways that explain larger issues of identity and class--as well as insatiable consumer need. By referencing collective quilt making and needlework--traditionally seen as female activities--she not only pays homage to the historic role of women in craft, but also elevates our understanding of textile as an artistic medium.