Saturday, November 12, 2011

Time to Pull Out the Sweaters

Check out the fashions in Wyoming . . .
Excerpt from article in Sierra Club "The Green Life" newsletter
  • "Morlock made Sweater in 2010 after receiving a small stipend from a
    temporary public art call. Inspired by another craftsperson who'd built the art
    spot out of an old chairlift, Morlock began experimenting with discarded
    materials and soon found herself with colorful rolls of leftover mylar — the
    same stuff that makes Dorothy's shoes sparkle — from a Florida
    sequin-and-spangle factory that went out of business. A hundred painstaking
    hours later, there was Charlie Brown's sweater. And it was huge.The piece —
    which will be on display at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, California, through February 2012 — is 13 feet high, 9 feet wide, and 7 feet deep. It's

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