Experimental artist Lin Tianmiao has been
dramatically expanding her work in recent
years, moving from her signature textiles,
ribbons, and threads into found objects
and sound. A recent visit to Lin's studio
and home near Beijing offered an opportunity
to see current works, as she prepared
for upcoming exhibitions.
Spread along the floor, an extremely long
carpet composed of dozens of smaller woven
carpets looked much like a tapestry, with
purple and red yarn emerging in strong tufts.
The surface illustrates the title, Protruding
Patterns (2014), forming a relief of bulging
Chinese characters and several English
words, including "Duchess" and "Cherry."
...see the entire article in the print version of sept's Sculpture magazine.
Toy #1, 2015. Polyurea, metal frame, engine, and mixed media, 3.3 meters tall, 3-meter diameter when rotating.