An Athletic Air

by Margaret Leininger on March 10, 2021

Archie Brennan’s tapestries often explore pattern, shading and perspective in the context of the human form. In his youth, Archie Brennan was a weight lifter, achieving the title of Mr. Scotland in 1953. His interest in athletes was filtered through his interest in using woven tapestry techniques in graphically strong ways.

Read more in this issue of Tapestry Topics: “…a bit of weaving”.

Runner Brendan Foster by Archie Brennan

“Runner (Brendan Foster)” 1976 78 in x 39 in


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