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Robin Tost: Scrap Metal Quilts

Cahoon Museum of American Art / October 5 - December 23, 2022 / Cotuit, Massachusetts

https://cahoonmuseum.org/robin-tost/

Sculptor Robin Tost creates colorful, whimsical ‘full metal quilts’ out of recycled automobile parts and cast off metal.  The idea for her signature style began during a biking trip across Vermont through a region devastated by factory closings.  She noticed women selling quilts to supplement their family income and was inspired to create sculpture transforming old, hard recycled metal (a ‘man’s material’) into a form associated with women’s fiber work.  Inspired by traditional quilt patterns, Tost cuts the metal, punches it with a drill press, and sews the pieces together with wire. The exhibition includes a dozen of her metal quilts as well as her large scale animal sculptures, Spirit Bear and Phoenix.

Cahoon Museum of American Art
4676 Falmouth Road (Route 28)
Cotuit, Massachusetts

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