Inside the World of Ikat: An Interview with SAM Curator Pam McClusky
“This exhibition comes out of my own frustration that textiles are undervalued, as an art form that we use every day, on our bodies, in our homes, everywhere.”– Pam McClusky, SAM Oliver E. and Pamela F. Cobb Curator of African and Oceanic Art
We’re more than halfway through the limited run of Ikat: A World of Compelling Cloth at SAM. Get the inside scoop on what objects from SAM’s global collection and local loans from the collection of David and Marita Paly you’ll see on view in this textile-focused exhibition and hear how it all came together from SAM curator Pam McClusky. Watch our interview with Pam now to discover the influence of this time-honored dyeing technique and recognize the power of slow fashion in our world.
Get your tickets to see this incredible exhibition for yourself before it closes for good on Monday, May 29!
– Lily Hansen, SAM Marketing Content Creator
Photo: L. Fried.