Cecilia Lira, Houston, TX

Cecilia Lira, Houston, TX

Created by Cecilia Lira, Houston, TX

Title: Missing

Theme: Historical Conservation

Materials and techniques: Crochet cotton and metallic threads, commercial glue fabric stiffener, basic alternating grid pattern of tall crochet stitches, constructed and stabilized gaps in pattern, and free standing crocheted writing.

Cecilia Lira, Houston, TX

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, immensely. Distilling a statement into an emotionally evocative singular image is a fun exercise. It both expands the creative mind and expands an artist’s vision.

About: A page torn from a book of fairy tales. Stained, vandalized and missing several words, this piece is symbolic of the importance of artistic and context. It is only through fully intact works and collections that we can achieve understanding of the literal and cultural meaning of art.