Spiral sweatshirt

Wendy Bennett
1996

Type Shirts
sweatshirt
Title.Series Spiral sweatshirt
Measurements.Dimensions 73cm x 55cm
Materials.Medium Cotton (textile)
Materials.Support Printing Ink
Materials.Support Paint
Materials.Support Beads and cord.
Techniques Hand-Painted
Techniques Applique
Creator.Personal name Wendy Bennett
Date.Creation 1996
Location.Current Repository NZDA Collection
Digital image.
Location.Current Site Private Collection
ID Number.NZDA Number poi-ap-webe-003
Style/Period.Period 1990's
Culture New Zealand
Subject Red, yellow background with black spirals and triangles.
Garment has large yellow triangular shape cutting through the red shape with black triangles and spirals printed over them.
Subject Sweat -shirt.
Wendy's intention was to make the wearer feel unique and happy.
Relation.part of Range of garments.
Description The garment is part of Wendy's range created in 1996. She hand-painted the clothes and was trying to move her designs from wall based works to wearable art. She would sometimes use quilting and applique techniques. She worked with bright colours and simple geometric shapes.
Source Wendy Bennett
Wendy Bennett provided written comments about this work in 2000.
Source Jean Clarkson
Researcher, image analysis and interpretation.
Rights Wendy Bennett
Permission was given by the artist to present this work on the NZDA.

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