Basketry research

A collection of visual basketry reference and research. Above Native American & Indian research, mainly from a wonderfully in-depth book called Apache Indian Baskets by Clara Lee Tanner. Above: Research based on very natural materials, grasses and willows. I’m afraid I don’t have full reference but the old reference pic is from Tim Johnston’s Instagram, …

Arthur Pastor

I discovered the work of the photographer Artur Pastor and his beautiful Photographs of life in Portugal in the 40’s and couldn’t.stop.looking! I can vaguely remember the research train one evening.. Going from incredible Nick Cave-esq Portuguese festival costumes, to their traditional outfits, constantly distracted by great baskets, and then somehow THIS incredible body of …