Needle & Thread – A Trend to Embroidered Mixed Media work

We’ve been seeing a lot of embroidered mixed media work lately. The addition of a tactile material has always been something mixed media artists wrestle with. In its best form it can suggest a way of literal attachment that is perceived as slightly more permanent than tape or glue. I never trusted those iron-on knee patches and always asked my grandmother to add a nicely contrasting stitch around the edges for good measure.

These pieces are by Jose Remussi, but be sure to check out my favorite of this medium, Tsili Pines.

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