Mountain Arts

2:47pm

Fri November 16, 2012
Arts Weekly

Lex. Public Library hosts Basket Exhibit

This napkin ring set from Quito, Ecuador will be part of the exhibit.

When weaving a basket, form does not necessarily follow function.  The basket-making tradition runs deep in both Appalachian and the Andean Mountains of South America.  Arts professor Herb Goldman says the baskets may share the same job, but, they often look quite different.  Goldman, who teaches at Eastern Kentucky University, recently curated a show for the Lexington Public Library.

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