SANFORD BIGGERS

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The Tyranny of Mirrors

Sanford Biggers’ The Tyranny of Mirrors is not your Granny’s quilt.  Biggers took the traditional quilting pattern and twisted it with a space age vibe.  It may simply be a piece whose sole purpose is to be admired.  However, loads of fun can be had in proposing an interpretation.  Here's my best one: The sonar quality of the silver leaf resonates with mobile phones and data distribution themes.  It is the wave of change that is disrupting our traditional values and systems.  Or more simply, modernity is being woven into the fabric of our past.