Category: Unusual Materials

Jan Hopkins, Oh Eleanor, detail

Jan Hopkins Sculpture

Fiber artist Jan Hopkins (American, b. 1955) has garnered a great deal of attention for her intricate baskets, teapots, and torso sculptures that utilize organic

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Karl Wirsum

Karl Wirsum Sculpture

Karl Wirsum’s sculpture, paintings, and drawings are imaginative, colorful, humorous, and at times, disturbing and “cheerfully grotesque.”[i] Utilizing a range of materials and techniques, he

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Annin Barrett (American), “Hair Teapot and Cup” 2011. Human hair, thread, 4.5 x 8.5 x 4.5" (teapot). Kamm Collection 2011.7. Photos: Dan Kvitka.

Hair Teapot and Cup

This teapot, teacup, and saucer were created by the fiber artist Annin Barrett, who lives and works in Oregon and teaches textiles, art, design, and

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