a catalogue of textile work by Claire Crompton
“Claire Crompton’s ‘Sheep Country’ was an enigmatic segmented form atop a high plinth. Another interpretation of landscape, the paradoxical hardness of the three dimensional contour map reflected an existence tied to the land’s productivity and the pressures of commerce and consumer trends.” Karen MacDonald. Full review can be read here.
“High up on my wow factor list was Claire Crompton’s Sheep Country. I nearly missed it as you had to be facing the right way to ‘get’ the aspect … Claire’s three- dimensional knitted landscape was complete with hills and trees, presented as contours, with each slice represented in different fleece and the contours showing the rise and fall of the fortunes of the wool industry. It was very different and very lovely.” Maggie Grey. Full review can be read here.
See ‘Sheep Country’ here.