New acquisition: Trackings by Anne Wilson
The Fondation Toms Pauli has acquired Trackings, an original work of the American artist Anne Wilson, exhibited at the 14th Lausanne Tapestry Biennal in 1989.
"I am interested in the tensions and contradictions between the intense reality of organic presence, and the synthesized reality of interpretation." (AW)
Publication: From Tapestry to Fiber Art: The Lausanne Biennials 1962-1995
The Fondation Toms Pauli is bringing out a book, with Skira editions, entitled From Tapestry to Fiber Art: The Lausanne Biennials 1962-1995. This first-ever account of the international tapestry exhibitions is written and edited by G. Eberhard Cotton and M. Junet, with contributions from J. Jefferies, O. Contamin, K. Kawashima, M. Kowalewska, J. Porter and E. Rochat.
Homage to Magdalena Abakanowicz
Magdalena Abakanowicz, a pioneer in textile art and a leading figure in contemporary sculpture, has passed away in her 87th year. Some fifty works in the Foundation’s Twentieth-Century Collection testify to the artist’s avant-garde experimentation.