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Celestial Beadwork by Margaret Nazon Depicts the Universe in Stylized Stitches

8 days ago   |   By Colossal

Margaret Nazon has spent the past decade building intricate beadwork depictions of outer space. The colorful artworks, which balance representational and stylized aesthetics, are set on black fabric backgrounds and depict galaxies, planets, and nebulae. Initially inspired by images taken by the Hubble space telescope, Nazon's celestial renderings are part of a life-long interest in beading. In an interview with Glenbow , the artist shared that she began beading at age 10, but found the density of traditional beadwork to be tedious.
The abstract nature of celestial images allows Nazon to be...
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