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Rozanne Hawksley

Offerings 4 April – 31 May 2009

The 1988 Subversive Stitch exhibition is today recognised as a seminal point in the history of contemporary textile practice. Rozanne Hawksley was one of its stars. Two decades on, she is today known as one of the UK’s great textile art innovators, whose work lies far beyond simple categories. Rich in allegorical references, her work charts an odyssey encompassing the universal and intensely personal.

Curated by June Hill

Publications Rozanne Hawksley

The 1988 Subversive stitch exhibition at Manchester’s Cornerhouse Gallery, is today recognised as a seminal point in the history of contemporary textile practice. Rozanne Hawksley was one of its stars. Two decades on she is known as one of the UK’s great textile art innovators, whose work lies far beyond simple categories. Rich in allegorical references, her work charts an odyssey encompassing the universal and intensely personal. Recurrent themes are the fragility of the human condition and the immorality of war. Essays by Philip Hughes, Dr Ruth Richardson and Mary Schoeser.

200 pages
Full colour
Hardback
217x305mm
ISBN 978-1-84822-026-3
Language: English

To order call: 01824 704774
or email: thegallery@rccentre.org.uk

£40.00