African American Quilting

IB Visual Arts: African American Quilting

Quilting is generally thought of as a form of textile craft. This page looks at some examples from the rich African American tradition of quilting and how some quilts are an art form in their own right. Quilting and textile art are a form of low-relief and could fall under column 2, three dimensional forms, in the Art Making Forms Table“ I think most people understand quilts and not a lot of people understand paintings....


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