Gallery Talk: Sheila Hicks: Secret Structures, Looming Presence

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DMA curators Dr. Michelle Rich and Dr. Katherine Brodbeck will talk about a collaborative exhibition between the Arts of the Americas and Contemporary Art departments of work by artist, designer, and weaver Sheila Hicks.

Sheila Hicks: Secret Structures, Looming Presence pairs works from the DMA's collection of ancient Andean art with a selection of Hicks's loom-woven, wrapped, twisted, and knotted fiberworks, offering a fresh examination of textile traditions through time. 

Image: Sheila Hicks, Zihzabal, 2018, pigments, synthetic fibers, cotton, and linen, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Art Fair Foundation Acquisition Fund, Photo: Markus Wörgötter, © Sheila Hicks