Detail from ‘Magna Carta (An Embroidery)’ by Cornelia Parker being hand stitched by Embroiderers’ Guild member Anthea Godfrey Photograph by Joseph Turp
Page from a 14th century manuscript, stitched by Jane Drummond, Embroiderers’ Guild (East Midlands Region). Part of Cornelia Parker’s Magna Carta (An Embroidery) at the British Library.
Wikipedia logo, embroidered by Janika Magi, Hand & Lock. Cornelia Parker’s Magna Carta (An Embroidery) on display at the British Library. Photograph © Tony Antoniou
Cornelia Parker at work on Magna Carta (An Embroidery), Photograph by Joseph Turp
Chris, a member of Fine Cell Work, at work on Magna Carta (An Embroidery) by Cornelia Parker. Photograph by Joseph Turp
My article on artist Cornelia Parker’s latest participatory project has just been published in the Summer 2015 edition of COVER Magazine. Parker asked hundreds of participants to create a nine-metre embroidered replica of the Wikipedia entry for the Magna Carta. Embroidery is dead; long live embroidery!
Read the article in full here: Jonathan R Jones – Cornelia Parker, Magna Carta (An Embroidery) – COVER Magazine
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