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About Browngrotta Arts

For over 30 years, browngrotta arts has been advancing the field of contemporary fiber arts by curating and exhibiting renowned contemporary artists who celebrate the exploration of fiber art techniques and drive the unique possibilities of soft materials. Representing many of the artists who have helped define modern fiber art since the 1950s, browngrotta arts reflects the cultivated eye and intellect of its directors, husband and wife team, Tom Grotta and Rhonda Brown. Founded in 1987 in Wilton, CT, browngrotta arts showcases unique sculptural and mixed media works wi...Read More

Browngrotta Arts

Established in 19871stDibs seller since 2020

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Garden Shadows: City Shadows, Paul Furneaux, Abstract Geometric Wall Sculpture
Located in Wilton, CT
For Paul Furneaux, initially cut off from his studio in the past year, his garden became his obsession, as he undertook an extensive renovation. Returning to art making and the sprin...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

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Gesso, Wood, Woodcut

Interlacing-B, Braided Textile Wall Sculpture by Keiji Nio
Located in Wilton, CT
Keiji Nio is a Japan based artist who is known for impeccable tapestry and textile works. Nio’s work is done through the traditional technique of Kumihimo, a Japanese form of braid-m...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Fabric, Textile, Nylon, Wood

Map of Warm Area, Contemporary Textile Wall Sculpture by Mia Olsson
Located in Wilton, CT
Agave sisalana, better known as sisal, is a cactus-like plant cultivated in Mexico and Central America. Known for its stiff fiber, most often used to make ropes, rugs and even constr...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Textile

Kuu #410, Contemporary Walnut and Maple Japanese Sculpture by Masako Yoshida
Located in Wilton, CT
The constructions Masako Yoshida envisions are built by interlacing sheets of walnut bark with string made of nettle. 
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Maple, Walnut

No. 55 (Book of Changes), Contemporary Fiber Wall Sculpture by Eva Vargö
By Eva Vargö
Located in Wilton, CT
Eva Vargo fuses paper and linen-thread materials into her weaving techniques. No. 55 (Book of Changes) was hand woven with linen, thread, paper strings and gold leaves. This, like ma...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Gold Leaf

Danpen, Japanese Ceramic Sculpture by Yasuhisa Kohyama
Located in Wilton, CT
Yasuhisa Kohyama shapes his asymmetrical forms using piano wire, creating distinctive rough surfaces. The clay with its feldspar nuggets creates a tactile quality rarely seen in cont...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay

Reserve, Contemporary Hand-woven tapestry by Ane Henriksen
By Ane Henriksen
Located in Wilton, CT
In the eerily beautiful Reserve, Henriksen highlights ecological peril. "Nature is threatened,” she observes. "I hope this is expressed in my image, which at first glance can be seen...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Textile, Rubber, Oak, Acrylic

Light Graduation, Paper sculpture by Norie Hatakeyama
By Norie Hatakeyama
Located in Wilton, CT
Hatekayama works with factory-made paper-packing tape to realize her geometric concerns. It is an experimental material that enables her to break free from traditional limitations. ...
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1980s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

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Rice Paper

I Mirror You, Contemporary Scandinavian Woven Textile, by Åse Ljones
By Åse Ljones
Located in Wilton, CT
Materials: Hand embroidery, linen. While making I Mirror You Ljones drew inspiration from her childhood on a little farm near the fjord in the Norwegian countryside. Naturally, the ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Fabric, Textile, Tapestry, Thread

Complex Plaiting Series Two Force, by Norie Hatakeyama
By Norie Hatakeyama
Located in Wilton, CT
Hatekayama works with factory-made paper-packing tape to realize her geometric concerns. It is an experimental material that enables her to break free from traditional limitations. ...
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1990s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

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Paper, Textile

Return Wind, contemporary paper sculpture by Mutsumi Iwasaki
By Mutsumi Iwasaki
Located in Wilton, CT
Materials: Handmade paper, paper string, wax After working as a textile artist for nearly two decades, in 1998, Iwasaki began making both baskets and her own paper. In 2000, her new...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Wax, Paper

Charcoal, contemporary paper sculpture by Mutsumi Iwasaki
By Mutsumi Iwasaki
Located in Wilton, CT
Materials: Newspaper, paper string and India ink After working as a textile artist for nearly two decades, in 1998, Iwasaki began making both baskets and her own paper. In 2000, her...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Paper, India Ink

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