Series 1, Episodes 1 & 2 of The Young Pope directed by Paolo Sorrentino starring Jude Law, is about a pontiff who embraces the concept of to sin as being divine
The historical aspect of decorative needlework from medieval times is both diverse and full of richness, as humankind gained a new interest in the visible world. An exhibition in London at the V & A Museum 2016-2017 showcased Opus Anglicanum: masterpieces of English medieval embroidery, helping to document costume divine….
Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology, coordinated by Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute at The Met, New York, starts May 5
Jo Bayley Fashion Editor The Culture Concept Circle reviews Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced, the fashion exhibition on show at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum until 2016
Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s a free show at National Gallery of Victoria will inspire interest in the ancient art and craft of embroidery
Opus anglicanum, or English work is fine needlework carried out for ecclesiastical or secular use on clothing c1100 – c1350 & reflects ‘the beauty of holiness’
Every stitch tells a story and the show QUILTS held at QAGOMA Brisbane starting June 15 will be a triumph for those who worked the historical threads of society
John, Bishop of Marseilles in his will of 1345 made a special bequest of his alb ‘that was wrought with English orfrais’. What is an orphrey? It is a piece of woven or embroidered fabric mainly applied to the special costumes, or vestments that priests wear for the Mass. In…