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Ruth Adler: Detroit Textile designer picked as Kresges 2015 Eminent Artist

Ruth Adler: Detroit Textile designer picked as Kresges 2015 Eminent Artist

Interesting article about a strong woman who’s art has been influencing Detroit and beyond since the 1940s.

The Kresge Foundation announced Thursday that Ruth Adler Schnee, pioneering designer of modernist textiles, will be its Eminent Artist for 2015.

A Detroit Life Chest Moment for Ruth Adler!

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The artist, below, in 1947, with “Slits and Slats.”

(Photo: Anzea Fabrics)

http://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/arts/2015/01/29/schnee-named-kresge-eminent-artist/22494863/

 

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