Sheila Hicks



Sheila Hicks is an American Artis that present textile arts as an  experience situated between sculpture and performance. Hicks was born in 1934, Hastings. she studied in Yale for her BFA and MFA from 1954 to 1959 under Josef Albers and Rico Lebrun. She lived and work in Paris and New York since 1963.

She was interested in pre-columbian peruvian textiles and traditional techniques of Mexican hand-weaving. 

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To enlarge her production Hicks studied a verity of industrial methods in 1960s.


To honor this wonderful artist the institution of Contemporary Art (ICA) presents Sheila Hicks: 50 Years exhibition. it was organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art by Joan Simon and Susan C. Faxon. Hicks was known by her two- and three-dimensional works in fiber.

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Her arts also focus on painting, sculpture, photography, weaving, fabric design, writing, publishing, teaching and collaborations with architects.



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