The Week in Craft: February 27, 2019

The Week in Craft: February 27, 2019

Your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we’re excited about sharing

Published on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
Winnie Au, Ryder, cone by Marie-Yan Morvan

The "cone of shame" is turned on its creative head in this series of photographs by Winnie Au. The cones are created by costume designer Marie-Yan Morvan. Canine models are Ryder (left) and Darcy (right). 

Courtesy of Winnie Au

Winnie Au photographs dogs in custom "cones of shame" handcrafted by costume designer Marie-Yan Morvan.

Fiber artists – including Carmen Matthews in the Twin Cities – are using their knitting to record the changing temperatures rocking Minnesota this year.

The Maryland Institute College of Art, one of the oldest art schools in the country, recently issued a formal apology for the institution’s “anti-black history.” responding to a thesis project by MFA student Deyane Moses.

The new season of Amy Sedaris' crafty sketch-comedy At Home With Amy Sedaris, a surreal take on entertaining, making, and cooking, has started. If the colorful show makes you curious about Sedaris' actual abode (and yes, it's as zany as you'd expect), watch New York Magazine's recent tour.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will return a first-century BCE gilded coffin to Egypt after evidence suggested that it was looted during the Arab Spring in 2011, according to the New York Times.

Attention all jewelers: New York City's 92Y Jewelry Center is accepting applications for its artist residency program through April 1.

The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the 10th edition of its annual deFINE ART program this week and weekend, featuring a keynote talk given by Lawrence Weiner.

This Friday, the Pittsburgh Glass Center opens a new exhibition that playfully explores consumerism, materialism, luxury, and obsession through the work of Joseph Cavalieri, Hyesook Choi, Morgan Peterson, Slate Grove, and collaborators Karina Guevin and Cédric Ginart. "Material World" is on view through May 12.

The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis features a large egg shaped sculpture that also functions as a working sauna in its upcoming exhibition “Reflect: Bigert & Bergström.” The exhibition and egg will be on view March 6 through April 28.

Richard Kane’s film on jeweler and ACC Fellow J. Fred Woell hits the Washington, DC, area in March, premiering at Montgomery College on March 15.