Sheila Hicks (American, born 1934) has been working supple and pliable materials for over sixty years. Known for pushing perceptions of art beyond traditional associations, the artist uses fiber to create sculptures and objects that give material form to color.
International ongoing exhibitions
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Hicks also commandeers innovative, industrially perfected fibers in her sculpture. Unique for their heightened colors of pure pigments that are resistant to both sun and humidity, synthetic fibers enable new creative exploits. This has greatly expanded the range of Hicks’s endeavors and also allows the artist to extend her installations outdoors. Seize, Weave Space continues in the Nasher Garden.
Exhibition May 11, August 18, 2019. Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201 (USA). Hours: Tuesday -
Hicks began to explore the vast range of tactile and tension structures, along with painting and color theory, under the guidance of the faculty assembled by Josef Albers at Yale University in the mid-
Sheila Hicks, Seize, Weave Space, installation view, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, USA, 2019. Photo: Kevin Todora. Courtesy of the Nasher Sculpture Center.