Housed in the Department of Architecture and Design, MoMA’s comprehensive collection of modern textiles—from geometric Bauhaus wall hangings to experimental 3D-printed garments—documents the history of these pervasive art forms and upholds them as vital artifacts of our material culture.
Among MoMA's holdings is a rich assortment of contemporary Japanese textiles, such as the one that wraps this journal. Designer Reiko Sudo draws from Japan’s rich textile tradition and integrates ancestral techniques with contemporary tools and technologies to explore the creative potential of fabric as an expressive medium. Since co-founding the Tokyo-based Nuno Corporation in 1984, she has pushed the boundaries and possibilities for creating textiles and is revered as one of the most innovative designers working in this medium today. 144 pages. 8h x 6"w.