Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Stephen Beachy "Amish Abstrations"

Having actually slept under frumpier and more polyester Amish quilts — ones my Amish grandmother and cousins made — I came to this show with low expectations. The quilts, however, are stunning.
The collectors of these quilts were initially drawn to them by their similarity to works by 20th century abstract artists.
Click for more BY STEPHEN BEACHY San Francisco Bay Guardian Wednesday December 9, 2009