The Week in Craft: February 13, 2019

The Week in Craft: February 13, 2019

Your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we're excited about sharing

Published on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
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Paola Grizi, Guess

Amazingly expressive and evocative sculptures by Italian artist Paola Grizi.

Casart, courtesy of the artist

Haunting faces appear in pages of books in the sculptural bronze and terracotta work of Italian artist Paola Grizi. Check out this interview with her talking about her background and inspiration.

Simple and sweet: Don’t forget to let your person know you’re thinking about them this Valentine’s Day with these adorable downloadable cards.

Remember when we highlighted a super charming, stop-motion, animated short film about two crocheted animals back in our post from December 19? Well, you can learn how to make those animals in the amigurumi style.

The Museum of Modern Art will close for renovations and expansion on June 15; it will reopen October 21 with the addition of more than 40,000 square feet and "a deeper experience of art through all mediums and by artists from more diverse geographies and backgrounds," according to a MoMA news release.

How to become lost,” explores how the work and the making process act as an escapism experience for artists. This latest exhibition presented at Gallery 71 in Edina, Minnesota, opens on February 21 and features the work of Sayge Carroll, Meg Murphy, Lamar Peterson, Jacob Aaron Schroeder, and Maggie Thompson.

Award-winning chefs will collaborate with 15 artists in the New York City premier of Steinbeisser’s Experimental Gastronomy, in partnership with the James Beard Foundation. Reservations are now open for two dates, May 18 and 19.

Don’t miss the 107th annual College Art Association conference this week in New York. The keynote speaker will be artist and ACC Fellow Joyce J. Scott.

After 112 years, the Oregon College of Art and Craft is closing and terminating all degree programs as of May 2019.