About the Book
A survey of tapestries published by Magnolia to date, including an interview with Tapestry Project founders Donald Farnsworth and John Nava.
Features full color images of over 100 tapestry editions by artists including Squeak Carnwath, Chuck Close, Leon Golub, Doug Hall, Hung Liu, Deborah Oropallo, Mel Ramos, Nancy Spero, and William Wiley, with an introductory essay and commentary on each artist's work by Nick Stone.
Magnolia Editions is a fine art print studio in Oakland, California. For more than twenty years, Magnolia has specialized in experimental and unorthodox projects, working closely with artists to produce and publish print multiples, unique artist's prints, works on paper, and textiles. The studio provides artists with technical expertise and access to a handmade papermaking facility, etching presses, a powerful automated cutting machine, and large scale pigment-based electronic printing processes. As the resident writer at Magnolia Editions, Nick Stone has produced books and commentary for artists such as Chuck Close, Alex Katz, Hung Liu, and Squeak Carnwath. Stone's most recent publications outside of Magnolia include a feature article in First Person magazine reviewing William Kentridge's "Five Themes" survey at SFMOMA and an essay, "Talk About Your Body Electric," in Deborah Oropallo's latest catalog, Pomp.