Checks & Balances: Art Quilt by Caryl Bryer Fallert

15 Jul 2011
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This quilt is a visual interpretation of a philosophical concept. "Checks and Balances" is a term most of us first heard in our high school civics classes, an idea to which we aspire in government and in the world around us, and often fall short. Perhaps the best way to achieve balance is to look within or possibly create it in our art.

  • Copyright © 2010 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size:width  93" x height 65" (236cm x 165cm)
  • Techniques: Machine pieced and quilted
  • Materials: fabric: 100% cotton  / batting: 100% cellulose

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    freetobe wrote
    on 15 Jul 2011 8:19 PM

    Wonderful work reflecting deep thought and great control of art concepts...all in checks and balances.

    freetobe

    okieLinda wrote
    on 16 Jul 2011 6:11 AM

    Just .... WOW

     

    bofogray wrote
    on 16 Jul 2011 7:29 AM

    Gorgeous!  Thoughtful - a true work of art.

    erica1010 wrote
    on 16 Jul 2011 8:58 AM

    My daughter says, "It looks like the dancers are moving on top of the quilt!" It gives a tremendous feeling of motion!

    RemnantWorks wrote
    on 16 Jul 2011 9:10 AM

    Wow... very impressive!  I studied it for quite a while and couldn't figure out how you achieved the affect, but I'm not a master quilter.  This looks like a prize-winner to me.