Sheila Hicks (American, born 1934) has been working supple and pliable materials for over sixty years. Known for pushing perceptions of art beyond traditional associations, the artist uses fiber to create sculptures and objects that give material form to color.
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Hicks began to explore the vast range of tactile and tension structures, along with painting and color theory, under the guidance of the faculty assembled by Josef Albers at Yale University in the mid-
Sheila Hicks, Seize, Weave Space, installation view, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, USA, 2019. Photo: Kevin Todora. Courtesy of the Nasher Sculpture Center.