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Artist Gabriel Dawe on His Thread Installations and Finding Missing Puzzle Pieces

Artist Gabriel Dawe on His Thread Installations and Finding Missing Puzzle Pieces

Update: 2021-09-29
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Artist Gabriel Dawe creates wondrous work using thread. His incredible site-specific Plexus installations—some in art galleries and others in places like airports—feature a rainbow array of thread spanning architectural elements. This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast we interview Gabriel about his installation art, from its conceptual development to the logistical obstacles. We'll also delve into the personal side of making art and Gabriel's personal quest for self-improvement. For anyone who finds themself struggling to find their voice, Gabriel's story demonstrates that while he doesn’t have it all figured out (who does?), he has thoughtfully approached his work in a way that is authentic and continually inspires him—and by extension, others.

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Read more about Gabriel's work and the projects we discuss:

8 Contemporary Artists Taking String Art to the Next Level

First Look: Gabriel Dawe’s Stunning New Thread Art in Italy

Gabriel Dawe's Newest Colorful "Plexus" Thread Installation

Artist Stretches Delicate Strands of Thread to Produce Awe-Inspiring Rainbows Indoors

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Artist Gabriel Dawe on His Thread Installations and Finding Missing Puzzle Pieces

Artist Gabriel Dawe on His Thread Installations and Finding Missing Puzzle Pieces