Books & Music
Tinwood Books, an imprint of Tinwood Media (www.tinwoodmedia.com) published two extensive books on the rich quiltmaking tradition from the Gee’s Bend community. These two books, The Quilts of Gee ’s Bend and Gee’s Bend: The Women and Their Quilts were produced in conjunction with the traveling museum exhibition The Quilts of Gee’s Bend, co-organized with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. These two books garnered tremendous critical acclaim over the course of 2003. The books were prominently featured and praised in Newsweek, Publisher’s Weekly, The New York Times, Oprah magazine, and New York magazine, among many others. To order, please call the Tinwood at 404-607-7172.
Tinwood Music, an imprint of Tinwood Media produced a two-compact-disc compilation that was recorded over 60 years ago (but never released) and newly recorded music performed by quiltmakers who had never before been heard outside of Gee’s Bend. To order, please call the Tinwood at 404-607-7172.
Tinwood Films, an imprint of Tinwood Media, produced a documentary film, The Quilts of Gee ’s Bend, which was developed as a component of The Quilts of Gee’s Bend exhibition. To order, please call the Tinwood at 404-607-7172.
Individual quiltmakers from The Gee’s Bend Quilters Collective have partnered with Tinwood Ventures to create art prints based on the stunning imagery of Gee’s Bend quilts. The results are beautiful silkscreen prints of several quilts from the Quilts of Gee’s Bend exhibition. The first print, a modified “Housetop” quilt by Mary Lee Bendolph, was introduced at the Milwaukee Art Museum during the opening weekend of the exhibition and promptly sold out in the first few hours. David Gordon, the director of the Milwaukee Art Museum, and his wife, Maggie, made the first purchase. For more information about the prints, To order, please call the Tinwood at 404-607-7172. firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org - www.paulsonpress.com.
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