Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan Tapestry Goes Pop Dovecot Studios March June 2020 press release CNC

Pop artist, weaver, bodybuilder and former Mr Scotland, Archie Brennan changed the course of modern weaving and is considered one of the greatest unrecognised pop artists of the twentieth century. Unrecognised because he chose to work in tapestry. Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever … Read more

Dovecot Studios to Create Major Leon Kossoff Tapestry

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Dovecot Studios, the internationally renowned art studio in Edinburgh, will create a new tapestry inspired by Leon Kossoff’s painting Study from Minerva Protects Pax from Mars by Rubens (1981). This unique tapestry has only recently started on the loom and is being woven in Dovecot’s tapestry studio, which can be viewed by the public via … Read more