Collect 2009

Pat Taylor is one of the six artists who worked on pieces based around the Greco-Roman myth of Arachne, the great mortal weaver who is turned into a spider. Pat describes her work in the following extract:

"Although Arachne was gifted in the art of weaving, the beauty of her work could not save her from the power-struggles being played out around her. Her death and subsequent transmogrification into a spider created a legacy ensuring that her descendents would be for ever hanging from threads. Barack Obama is gifted in the art of politics and has..."

Size:1 x 1.17m

Materials:Cotton warp, worsted weft


Detail of Tapestry